On May 13, 2023, PIC's Workforce Development Board Drone grant students and our Department of Agriculture Drone grant students had the opportunity to attend a fieldtrip to Derry Area School District’s Agriculture and Horticulture Complex. The students got the...
Fayette County Veterans Employment Program Opportunities & Update
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The Private Industry Council’s Veterans Programs are well underway. We had our first set of BPI (Building Analyst Program) Veterans successfully complete their program. They are well on their way to better jobs, better salaries and job security. In this particular program, all Veterans enrolled successfully passed their exam and some have gone on to extend their knowledge in a HVAC Program at Fayette CTI.
Opportunities with the AgVets Grant:
- CDL A with Hazardous Material and Tanker Endorsements @ Douglas Education Center
Day classes Monday – Thursday- 8:30 – 4:30 Starting December 12th for 7 weeks
Evening and Weekend Classes: Tuesday – Thursday 6:00pm – 10:00pm and Saturday 7:30am – 5:00pm starting on January 30th, 2023 for 10 weeks
Locations: Choose between two locations: Monessen and Connellsville
- Heavy Equipment Operation @ Douglas Education Center
Day Classes Monday – Thursday 8:30 – 12:30 and 1:00 – 4:30. Starting December 12th for 5 weeks
- Butchering– To be announced.
In addition to the classes there is an On The Job Training (OJT) 40 hours at 12.00 dollars an hour at a local butcher.
PIC Veterans Employment Program Grant:
- CDL A with Hazardous Material and Tank Vehicle Endorsements @ Douglas Education Center
Day classes Monday – Thursday- 8:30 – 4:30
Starts on December 12th for 7 weeks.
Evening and Weekend: Tuesday – Thursday- 6:00pm – 10:00pm and Saturday 7:30am – 5:00pm
Starts on January 17th for 10 weeks.
Locations: Choose between two locations: Monessen or Connellsville
- Welding @ Laurel Business Institute Day Classes Monday – Thursday- 11:00 – 4:00 starts January 30th for
- Building Analyst @ Penn State and BPI
Day Classes @ Penn State- 8:00 – 4:30- February 27th and 28th, 2023
Lab Classes @ BPI 8:00 – 4:30 March 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2023- 1-week course with certification.
The participants must pass a Multiple-Choice Test and a Field Test.
In addition to the classes listed above, participants are required to take part in the PA CareerLink® Fayette County. These grants are for Veterans of Fayette County. For more information, contact Lori Soberdash @ 724-434-5627 or 412-554-2503.