Job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing are invited to attend a free orientation about a new training program at the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The orientation will be held at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Room 107, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road. All job seekers are encouraged to arrive on or before 9:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the Fast Track Institute, the orientation will review a new 250-hour employment preparation program. The Fast Track Institute focuses on job training for entry-level positions in manufacturing and assembly. Job seekers are encouraged to dress to impress, have multiple copies of their resume, and be prepared to complete an employment application for a potential interview. Interested applicants must register for the free orientation online at http://mytinyurl.com/ftmatt5.
“The Fast Track Institute provides job seekers with an opportunity to broaden their professional skills and prepare for a career in a field they may not have considered before,” said Mayor Bob Kellar. “This program helps job seekers to qualify for more employment opportunities through training and workshops and interview preparation.”
Classes are hosted Tuesdays through Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., beginning March 12, 2013 through April 20, 2013. There is no cost for eligible candidates. Upon completion of the program, candidates will participate in a specialized job fair featuring employers from aerospace and biomedical companies.
For questions regarding the Fast Track Institute, please contact (661) 362-5657. For more information on the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, visit WorkSantaClarita.com or call (661) 799-WORK (9675).
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 the Employment Development Department (EDD), the County of Los Angeles Community and Senior Service, and College of the Canyons.
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