The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded Texas Southmost College and their partner SteelCoast Company LLC a $283,325 Skills Development Fund grant. The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Cameron area.
This grant will help create 170 new jobs while providing upskilling for an additional 80 workers. This grant will provide customized training such as ESL training, craft skills training including rigging and forklift, safety and health care training, and leadership development.
“Congratulations to Texas Southmost College and SteelCoast Company, LLC on this Skills Development Fund grant,” said TWC Commissioner Representing Labor Julian Alvarez. “New jobs and training opportunities at great companies like SteelCoast are real game-changers for local workers. Joint efforts like this ensure our labor force has the tools to be competitive for in-demand careers.”
The Skills Development Fund grant program has provided training opportunities in partnership with at least 4,728 employers to upgrade or support the creation of more than 411,429 jobs throughout Texas since the program’s inception in 1996. Employers seeking more information about the Skills Development Fund may visit texasworkforce.org/skills.