Thursday, November 29, 2012

Job Skills Program Info Session Set for Monday

A free information session for the state's "JobTrak" program will be held on Monday, Dec. 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Alumni Hall at Northampton County Community College's  main campus at 3835 Green Pond Rd. in Bethlehem Township.

The session is designed to introduce potential participants in the JobTrak PA program to non-credit diploma courses that aid unemployed workers in obtaining skills training and improving their chances of employment.

Among the programs to be offered at NCCC are machinery repair, geothermal heat pumps installation, electrical construction, or air conditioning and refrigeration.

The programs are to be completed in a year or less. The cost of each study program runs about $5,000, but individuals can apply for tuition assistance to cover instructional fees through Pennsylvania CareerLink..

For more information or to register, call 610-332-6262.

For more information about JobTrak PA, which is a state-administered job skills program subsidized by a a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor and part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training program, visit

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