Apprenticeship Programs Available

The Geneva Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local Union #840, will conduct a recruitment from October 10, 2018 through September 11, 2019 for 8 electrician apprentices.

Applications may be obtained from Local Union #840, 1401 Routes 5 and 20, Geneva, NY, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, except legal holidays, during the recruitment period.

Applicants must pay a $10.00 testing fee at the time of application. Applicants may request that this fee be waved. Fee waivers will be approved upon showing verifiable proof of financial need.

Geneva Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee 

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Ironworkers, Local Union #33, will conduct a recruitment from September 4, 2018 through August 6, 2019 for ten ironworker (outside) apprentices.

Please note that the ten openings listed for ironworker apprentices represent the total number for three recruitment regions  the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Western regions.

Applications can be obtained at the Ironworkers Local Union #33, 154 Humboldt Street, Rochester, NY, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. Applications must be completed on the premises.

Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Ironworkers

The Upstate New York Engineers Training Fund, Local Union #545 (also doing business as Local Union #158, District #545), will conduct a recruitment from October 1, 2018 through October 12, 2018 for two operating engineer (heavy equipment operator) apprentices.

Please note that the two openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for five recruitment regions  the Central, Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, North Country, and Southern Tier regions.

Applications can be obtained in-person only, at the Upstate NY Engineers Training Constantia site located at 814 County Route 23, Constantia, NY from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for 10 business days or until 35 applications have been submitted, whichever comes first. Applications must be completed on the premises.

Upstate New York Engineers Training Fund

Meeting of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board

The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time: 8:30 – 10:00 am
Ramada Geneva Lakefront
41 Lakefront Drive
Geneva, NY 14456

For more information please call, 315-789-3131 ext 101.

The mission of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is to improve the economic well-being of job seekers and employees in the Finger Lakes region. The goal of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is to increase the employment, retention, and earnings of participants, increase occupational skill attainment by participants; and, as a result, improve the quality of the workforce; reduce welfare dependency; and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the region.

Finger Lakes Features: Finger Lakes Equipment Rental

Located on Routes 5&20 between Geneva and Waterloo, Finger Lakes Equipment Rental has been providing equipment to the area since owner Ray Turri left his machinist job in 2007, a recent Finger Lakes Times article stated.  Finger Lakes Works is proud of the relationship with Finger Lakes Equipment Rental that has developed over the years.  Finger Lakes Equipment Rental has used Finger Lakes Works On-the-Job-Training (OJT) program to find and train new workers.  They have also been a Summer Youth Work Site for Seneca County Summer Youth Program.    Additionally, they have supported Finger Lakes Works…with their hands!, a skilled-trades career exploration event for high school students, by donating heavy equipment for demonstrations.

Click here for the full Finger Lakes Times article.

Finger Lakes Features: Finger Lakes Community College’s New Nursing Program

A ceremony at Finger Lakes Community College on Thursday, August 2nd celebrated the first graduates of a new training program to provide advancement for entry-level health care workers.

The 21 graduates completed a program that allowed them to take classes to become licensed practical nurses (LPNs) while maintaining an income to support themselves and their families. All began as certified nurse assistants (CNAs) and took classes for 20 hours a week over the last year while working for 20 hours.

The CNA to LPN Program is facilitated by FLCC in partnership with the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center at SUNY Brockport, Rochester Regional Health, RochesterWorks!, and Finger Lakes Works.

For more information: http://fingerlakescommunitycollege.blogspot.com/2018/08/ceremony-celebrates-first-to-complete.html?view=flipcard