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The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, in coordination with College of the Canyons and the Employee Training Institute, is hosting a free, all-day training program orientation on Friday, Nov. 4, for individuals interested in the next Fast Track Institute focusing on aerospace or biomedical manufacturing. The orientation will take place at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Room 258, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road.

The program orientation begins at 10 a.m. and continues to 5 p.m. All confirmed attendees must arrive before 10 a.m. and be available to stay for the complete orientation until 5 p.m. Registration is necessary for this free event. Interested job seekers can register by phone at 661-362-5657 or online at http://tinyurl.com/FTMATT.

The Fast Track Institute provides fast-paced, intensive job preparation programs for job seekers looking for an opportunity to quickly jumpstart their career. The Manufacturing Assembler & Technician training course for aerospace and biomedical device manufacturing is a 250 hour, 7-week course taking place Nov. 15, 2011, to Jan. 7, 2012. Classes will be held Tuesday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The course fees are $3,640, which is inclusive of the materials fee, but this fee may be waived for eligible candidates identified as part of the program orientation.

Job seekers are encouraged to dress to impress, have multiple copies of their resume, and be prepared for on-site interviews.

Upon completing the program, candidates will be ready to accept entry-level positions in manufacturing and assembly and will participate in a private, specialized job fair featuring local and regional employers from aerospace and biomedical companies.

For more information about the city’s WorkSource Center visit WorkSantaClarita.com.

 

About the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center

The WorkSource Center offers free services to connect job seekers and employers, by providing clients with the necessary tools and training opportunities to search and prepare for employment opportunities. The WorkSource Center regularly collaborates with local businesses, offering a variety of services from pre-screening candidates to available interview facilities and access to Enterprise Zone eligible employees. The WorkSource Center is made possible through funding and support from the Federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and the City of Santa Clarita in partnership with Goodwill Southern California, the Employment Development Department (EDD), the County of Los Angeles Community and Senior Service, and College of the Canyons.

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