Manufacturers are seeing the Value in Educated Technicians.

At a recent trade show the topic of manufacturing technicians was brought up: Specifically, the challenges of hiring manufacturing technicians in today’s market. The demand for technicians is higher than the field of qualified technicians can offer.

Gaining skilled technicians all starts at the training level. Valencia College has opened up aprogram specifically for technical manufacturing training, which already has business leaders looking to hire their graduates. Attracting people to manufacturing career programs seems to be the challenge. U.S. News reports that Technical Schools can appeal to those who want to do less schooling than a traditional 4-year college, and start earning faster.

You can read more about this topic in the articles below:

http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/blog/2016/02/first-look-inside-valencia-colleges-new.html

http://www.usnews.com/education/community-colleges/articles/2016-02-04/explore-career-programsat-trade-schools-community-colleges