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PHSC Holds Information Session on Florida Manufacturing Trade Grant Funding Opportunities

Pasco-Hernando State College will hold an information session about the Florida Manufacturing TRADE Grant opportunities available at the college on Tuesday, June 24 at 4:30 p.m. on the East Campus in Dade City, 36727 Blanton Road, room A-240. The event will provide an overview of this grant program that offers guidance and funding for students interested in pursuing a career in Florida manufacturing. The Florida Manufacturing TRADE Grant program assists individuals who are unemployed and looking for a high-tech career, veterans looking for work or manufacturers looking for skilled workers.

Attendees of the event also will learn about the Certified Production Technician (CPT) course that begins on July 14. Recognized by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) credentialing system, the CPT course includes modules covering four critical production functions: manufacturing processes and production, quality practices and measurement, maintenance awareness, and safety.

For more information about the CPT course and the Florida Manufacturing TRADE Grant or to reserve your seat at the information session, call 727.816.3345 or email   

About the Florida Manufacturing TRADE Grant
PHSC, in partnership with eleven Florida state and community colleges, offers multi-level training and tuition funding assistance to help meet the shortage of skilled workers in Florida’s manufacturing industry. Aligned with the schools are more than 75 quality manufacturing companies who offer internship and employment opportunities. This strong, united partnership creates a win-win situation for workers and employers alike.

Release date: 
June 18, 2014
Project Manager, Florida TRADE Grant
Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications