Update On Aerospace Sector

Strategy Summits—the convening and collaboration of experts—is at the heart of Sector Advancement.

The results of such collaborative efforts can be seen in the announcements of apprenticeships and credentialed programs including new options from FloridaMakes and ToolingU/SME. Progress can be seen in the ongoing success of EDC of Florida’s Space Coast efforts in Certified Production Technician credentialing, the uniquely employer-driven opportunities in CareerSource Florida’s Aeroflex Pre-Apprenticeship program, the growth of  Apprenticeship programs, the utilization and expanded training options at Eastern Florida State College, and efforts to reach upcoming talent through Brevard Public Schools.

VIEW HERE highlights from the Summit featuring aerospace/advanced manufacturing consortium partners.

Table of Contents  View key topics at:

00:36 CareerSource Florida Update
02:10 ToolingU Update on the Certified Manufacturing Associate Program
03:40 CareerSource Brevard’s AEROFLEX Pre-Apprenticeship Program
06:36 Space Coast Consortium Apprenticeship Program
09:40 Space Coast Machinist Apprenticeship Program
11:00 Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship—Florida Makes
13:52 Opportunities in Aerospace in Florida, and Workforce Projected Needs—Space Florida
18:52 Aerospace and Manufacturing Stats and Projects in Brevard—EDC of Florida’s Space Coast
26:25 Closing Remarks, Judy Blanchard

To join Consortium efforts to grow and sustain the talent pipeline for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing, contact: Clinton Hatcher at [email protected]