These funds will allow the college to invest in expanded facilities to better meet enrollment and industry demands. Facility costs include acquisition, improvements, and operating costs. Additionally, some new equipment, materials, and supplies are required to support the additional students.
As shown in the Labor Market Information, Electricians are in high demand in the region with higher education failing to meet the demand for workers. This project proposes to increase enrollments and awards in this registered Electrician Training program, thereby increasing the viable workforce. Additionally, Electricians have an opportunity for favorable earnings and represent a skill set in demand across most geographical regions. This provide social mobility and geographical flexibility.