Industry Bridge Programs

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Under the guidance of the Prince George’s County Local Workforce Development Board, the American Job Center Community Network launched its inaugural Industry Bridge Program in 2017. Industry Bridge Programs are comprehensive workforce programs that align Workforce Services, Adult Education, and Occupational Skills Training to meet the workforce needs of specific In-Demand Industries in the DC Metropolitan Area.

 

By creating a singular focus on a specific industry sector, it allows the Board and the Community Network the ability to customize programming for Prince George’s County residents to meet the immediate needs of local businesses. Graduates of Industry Bridge Programs are in high demand due to their knowledge of the industry, industry specific skills and qualifications, and industry recognized credentials – which is what employer’s desire.

 

Industry Bridge Programs are led by Business Advisory Councils, comprised of Business Leaders in the DC Metropolitan Area that ensures each program is aligned with current industry trends and produces job seekers who can immediately contribute and be productive on the job.

 

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Do you want a career in the Construction Industry? Could you see yourself as a:
• Truck Driver
• Carpenter
• Commercial Painter
• Heavy Equipment Operator
• Electrician
• Highway Maintenance/Repair Worker
• Welder
If you believe any of those careers are your next step, the Prince George’s County Construction Works Program (CWP) is Maryland’s premier industry bridge program designed to train eligible Prince George’s County residents for careers in the Highway and Capital Transit Construction Industry. CWP provides eligible residents with FREE industry certified training, one-on-one career counseling, job placement assistance basic skills training, and supportive services to help you achieve your career goals. If you are interested in enrolling in the Construction Works Program or would like more information email us at EDCWSD@co.pg.md.us or call the American Job Center Largo at (301) 618-8445.

 

SEWDP-Logo-Final-VectorSustainable Energy Workforce Development Program (SEWDP)

Are you interested in a Career in the Sustainable Energy Industry? Do you want to be a part of one of the fastest growing industries in the United States? If so, the Prince George’s County Sustainable Energy Workforce Development Program (SEWDP) can help you reach your career goals! The SEWDP provides eligible Prince George’s County residents with FREE industry certified training, one-on-one career counseling, job placement assistance basic skills training, and supportive services to help you gain employment in the Sustainable Energy Industry.   Examples of careers in the industry include:
• Energy Auditors
• Solar Panel Installers
• Solar Water Heating Installers
• Wind Energy Technicians
• Weatherization Technicians
• Manufacturers & Distributors of Energy-Efficient Products
If you are interested in enrolling in the Sustainable Energy Workforce Development Program or would like more information email us at EDCWSD@co.pg.md.us or call the American Job Center Largo at (301) 618-8445.

 

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IT careers are experiencing substantial growth!  Would you like to be part of that growth?  Get the tech training and certification through FREE classes in the Educational Partnership for IT Careers (EPIC) program for Prince George’s County residents to prepare for the industry-recognized CompTIA A+ Certification and your career as a computer support specialist.   Other IT careers you could pursue with EPIC training include:

  • IT Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Desktop Support Specialist
  • PC and Hardware Repair
  • Network Administration
  • Information Security

If you are interested in enrolling in the EPIC program or would like more information, call us at (301) 618-8445 or complete an interest form at https://byteback.org/epic/.