USDA Fayette Small Business Training
Summary: This is a USDA Enterprise project. Funding is provided for 39 candidates to receive training from our partners and ultimately employment with select employers in Fayette County for the following categories:
Auto mechanics – completion of 250 hours of coursework for PA Emission/Inspection for passenger cars and trucks, motorcycles and heavy-duty class vehicles over 7,000 pounds.
CDL Training – completion of a 210-hour course in Class A/tanker endorsement permit.
Welding – completion of 200 hours of coursework and training.
Building Auditing – completion of 30 hours to learn about the energy efficiency of a building structure and how to produce an audit.
Who We Serve: Residents of Fayette County
Deliverables: This program will assist 5 businesses in filling 39 jobs through workforce development with local training providers.
Partners: Douglas Education Center, Fayette County Career and Technology Institute, Penn State Eberly Campus.