Tagged: training

Toledo auto industry companies provides equipment for Cherry Street worker training

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – To make sure you have heat in the summer, a working car and running water, we need trade workers. But right now, trades are having a hard time finding employees.

Cherry Street Mission Ministries just received new equipment for their auto technology program. This program and others like it will help bring more people into the trade workforce.

“Without those kinds of trades and people who are ready to be employed and work hard and show up everyday, then our economy can’t function at the way we need it to function to be sustainable and growing

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Calhoun automotive technology giving hands-on training in new building

Jul. 28—Andrew Carlton was a student at Samford University for a year, majoring in marketing, but when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, he returned home to Huntsville and made a drastic change in his plans.

Carlton enrolled in Calhoun Community College’s automotive technology program, which offers a two-year associate’s degree for college students and a dual-enrollment program for high school students, giving them entry-level skills for the automotive service and repair industry.

The 20-year-old Carlton was among the first cohort of students that started getting hands-on training in August at Calhoun’s new 23,400-square-foot Automotive Technology Building on the south end of

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