New Automotive Career Advancement Academy funded by EDD

June 29, 2010

State grants totaling $19 million will help train nearly 3,000 Californians for jobs in a wide range of clean and green industries, including hybrid and electric vehicles, alternative fuels and renewable energy generation.

“California is already seeing green job growth but we must continue working to accelerate this trend. These Challenge grants will encourage innovative green
companies to train and hire Californians to further our state’s leadership in the green economy,” said Governor Schwarzenegger. “It is the private sector that will ultimately lead California out of this economic crisis, and I urge our industry leaders in the green economy and their partners to identify the skills future
employees need, build creative programs to train them and then put them to work.”

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