The demand for skilled workers in manufacturing is on the rise nationally, and within Brevard County. New re-shoring efforts, and an aging workforce, are leading to this increased need. However, the supply of talent entering the manufacturing sectors is decreasing, as interest in a manufacturing career is on the decline. The EDC is leading an effort to address critical issues and shore up the demand from the manufacturing sectors on the Space Coast through a program of work focused on developing:
Visit: www.ManufacturingInBrevard.org/CPT to learn more.
The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) has established the Manufacturing Talent Asset Pipeline (TAP) program to promote manufacturing careers and drive manufacturing skill development in Brevard County, Florida. Scholarships are offered to Brevard County residents for the nationally recognized Certified Production Technician (CPT) manufacturing credential course offered through Eastern Florida State College (EFSC). This is a nationally recognized and nationally accredited course.
CPT Training – Provides Brevard County residents discounted tuition or scholarships for the CPT training course. The program is designed for current manufacturing employees, veterans of the U.S. Military, recent high school graduates, EFSC students, and adults interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing.
The EDC’s CPT Program provides Brevard County residents scholarships. Scholarships include the costs of tuition, books, fees and supplies. This is made possible through funding by the Florida Department of Education.
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Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast
6525 3rd Street, Suite 304
Rockledge, FL 32955
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