The South Florida Green Jobs Collaborative (SFGJC) is an innovative workforce solution funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration stimulate the local economy by providing family supporting jobs for the many unemployed, underemployed, and skilled workers in construction trades throughout South Florida.
SFGJC is training targeted participants in the energy-efficient building construction and retrofit industries and renewable electric power industry.
Trainees are Broward and Miami-Dade county residents who are:
Veterans, minorities, women, ex-offenders and other job seekers, skilled under-employed or unemployed electricians, plumbers and other construction workers in need of employment or new skills.
Green Jobs Trainees receive theory and practical applications during classroom and lab experiences including:
BASIC ENTRY LEVELTRAINING:
ADVANCED LEVEL TRAINING:
OTHER SUPPLEMENTARY TRAINING:
Access to Continuing Education:
Prep for North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Certification
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The Grand Opening of the Green Ready Institute:
The Green Jobs Expo and Training Recruitment Fair, attracted over 450 community members. Over 40 Exhibitors showcased their goods and services; with over 10 offering jobs.
This Green Initiative exposed South Floridians to current, future and possible employment and economic development resources in the Green Jobs Industry.
The Expo attracted job seekers, contractors, builders, small businesses, homeowners, community leaders and elected officials interested in increasing profit, developing people, and improving the planet..
Legislators and Local Experts provided presentations on: