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CARES Act short-term training at Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—April 20, 2022) Manatee Technical College has been awarded an additional $550,000 to fund short-term training for workers impacted by the pandemic.  The Rapid Credentialing training will be at little to no out-of-pocket cost to students.  The training is being funded by the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a new program; it takes 6 months to complete and starts on May 16.  Phlebotomy takes less than six weeks to complete and starts on May 17.  CDL truck driver training has rolling start dates.  Completers earn certifications and receive help with job placement.

“We are so pleased the Governor approved MTC for additional funding to be able to start some new programs and offer scholarships to students,” said director Valerie Viands, EdD.

MTC is taking applications now for the Phlebotomy and Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management programs. Visit the MTC website https://www.manateetech.edu/rapid-credentialing/ for more information. Or talk with a career counselor directly:  For Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, call 941-751-7900 x 1032.  For Phlebotomy, call 941-752-8100 x 2032.  For CDL training, call 941-209-6800 x 2193.  (Please refer to the table.)

Other Rapid Credentialing programs already underway are Advanced Manufacturing and Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurial Principles.

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