Workforce Grants

ASK ABOUT SPECIAL VETERAN OPPORTUNITIES!

For more information, please contact: TrainingSolutions@polk.edu

Polk State Corporate College houses workforce grants that provide educational and career pathways for unemployed individuals and incumbent workers alike.

The Polk Partnership for Industrial Employment (TechHire Partnership) grant is a U.S. Department of Labor award that funds developing innovative partnerships to train low-skilled workers for jobs in high-growth industries. The primary aim of the Polk Partnership for Industrial Employment is to train inmates for jobs in the advanced manufacturing sector.

For more information on the individual grants, please follow the links below:

Polk Partnership for Industrial Employment

Are you interested in employment and a career in manufacturing?

This series of employer-based training courses will earn participants the following certifications:

  • MSSC Certified Production Technician (CPT)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10
  • Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Insitute (PMMI) Mechanical I

Participants may also earn 15 credit hours towards an Associate in Science in Engineering Technology degree!

WHO?
Anyone who is unemployed or underemployed, and is looking for employment opportunities.
WHERE?
Polk State College Clear Springs
Advanced Technology Center
310 Technology Drive
Bartow, FL 33830
WHEN?
Contact Garry Grafton or Justin Wilson for course schedules
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
FREE! This includes instruction, books, registration, and assessments. Students will be required to attend an orientation before classes begin and complete an academic assessment.

Contact:
Garry Grafton ggrafton@polk.edu 863.297.1010 ext. 4664
Or
Justin Wilson juwilson@polk.edu 863.297.1010 ext. 4624