Aligning Training Programs with Real-Time Jobs for almost 100 Years Serving Minnesota & Upper Midwest. Established 1914 - 2014. Applying Work Readiness Standards for focused, skill-based careers in the Manufacturing Industry of Cutting and Sewing. Investigating workforce and student.
with Real-Time Jobs for almost 100 Years
Serving Minnesota & Upper Midwest
Established 1914 - 2014
Applying Work Readiness Standards
for focused, skill-based careers in the Manufacturing Industry of Cutting and Sewing.
Understand the industry need, what the industry produces and the environment
Understand the demographic of the student, their motivation and desire to work
Job Skills Training
Several round table meetings with industry partners
Surveyed employers to help define:
“Occupational skills and knowledge” required to safely and accurately operate machines and to understand the process of production.
wage rate willing to pay
Investigated student profile
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010-2011
Estimated Industry Wage: 14.36
Collaborated with MN Workforce Agency Counselors to make for Work Readiness Standards (National Career Readiness Certification Level 3) after Benchmarking with Industries.
Foundational Academic Test
Collaborated with Community Service Organization to establish academic readiness using the TABE test Level 7M. Important for retention and communication
Reference: MN Workforce Center