Career/Technical Training Workgroup - WSMTC

Work on the following avenues to increase program access:

  • Apprenticeships

  • Career

  • Technology

2015 Goals

1.Increase access to high demand apprenticeship & training resources to meet WA state skill gaps

2. Increasedirect engagement of CTT partners to foster collaboration

3. Highlight individual success stories

4. Develop action items with measurable outcomes

Success Stories

  • $55M in DOL TAACCCT grants to 8 consortiums to expand capacity in high demand sectors.

  • CREATES Grant to increase Cybersecurity training and education for transitioning military.

  • NWLETT military conducted first ever DoD transition/Laborers Apprenticeship pre-construction training class.

  • WG helped SBCTC identify a barrier for participation in DoD Tuition Assistance (TA). Legislation pending to authorize waiver of all or portion of building fees/services not covered by TA.

  • Teamsters CDL training has 100% job placement.

  • City of Tacoma convened a veteran stakeholder meeting to expand veteran hiring incentive programs.