Manufacturing Consortium Partners with Collin College
Manufacturing Consortium Partners With Collin College For $510,246 Job-Training Grant
"It is wonderful to see partnerships from various community entities working together to provide opportunities for improved work skills through customized training programs," said state Rep. Scott Sanford.
"Skills grants deliver customized training solutions that help Texas employers and workers succeed in the marketplace," said TWC Chairman Andres Alcantar. "This investment builds not only employee skills, but the capabilities of our community colleges to the benefit of employers and the community. We are pleased to make this investment.
This is the nineteenth grant from the Texas Workforce Commission, now totaling more than $9.5 million, which Collin College has received to train employees in local companies throughout Collin and Rockwall Counties.
Since its inception in 1996, the Skills Development Fund grants have created or upgraded more than 342,428 jobs throughout Texas. The grants have assisted 4,238 employers with their customized training needs. The Legislature allocated $48.5 million to the Skills Development Fund for the 2018 biennium. Employers seeking more information about the Skills Development Fund may visit the TWC website at www.texasworkforce.org/skills.
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Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,100 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman's University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.