Friday, May 2, 2008

Niche Programs in Vocational Training

The need for skilled employees in specific niches within certain industries will continue to be an issue into the forseeable future.

Many Career Education and Vocational Training programs are responding.

Here are some examples:

- Mount Desert Island High School in Maine is exposing high school students to the maritime industry through boatbuilding class and aiming to produce skilled workers for industry.

- Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School in Charlton, MA is conducting wind turbine studies.

- International Yacht Restoration School is investing in a $500K expansion. The school hopes to add to the more than 6000 employees in the states marine industry.

Read -
Manufacturing Jobs are Not Completely Gone
Manufacturing Jobs Desperately Seeking Skilled Employees

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