Project Title & Description
Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training
This project provides funding for the grantee to recruit, train, and place unemployed and underemployed residents of Los Angeles in environmental careers with skills needed to safely conduct remediation work at solid and hazardous waste-contaminated sites, as well as appropriate training in wastewater management and chemical safety. The grantee plans to train and graduate 75 students and place at least 48 graduates in environmental technician jobs. The training program will consist of three, 254-hour training cycles that include coursework in HAZWOPER, environmental technologies, lead and asbestos abatement, refinery safety overview, forklift training, and general industry standards. Four certifications will be offered.
This agreement provides full federal funding in the amount of $200,000.