Friday, December 3, 2021



Workforce Opportunity Grant Spotlight

Central Louisiana Technical Community College and ACA Corporation

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The HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) industry is experiencing a growth in Variant Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems, which are relatively new, efficient heating and cooling systems. As more homes and office buildings are being built with VRF systems, the industry is in need for trained installers and service technicians. For this reason, ACA Corporation and CLTCC partnered to bring VRF systems training to Central Louisiana.

Workforce Opportunity Grants encourage partnerships between employers, higher ed

Ongoing grants from The Rapides Foundation provide more technical training in Cenla

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The Rapides Foundation in early 2015 launched a grant opportunity designed to support training and education for in-demand, above-median income occupations in Central Louisiana. Workforce Opportunity Grants help residents advance their careers, expand the pool of qualified employees for local employers and provide area colleges with the resources to continue offering career-training programs to reach even more students.



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