Texas Workforce Commission signs over funds for skills building
Texas Workforce Commission Skills Development Fund grant for $478,716 will be used for industrial emergency response training for new and incumbent Valero employees. Onsite training in Three Rivers will be managed by the college. The grant will make a positive impact on the growth and stability of a local business with the creation of new jobs, an increase in wages, and an upgrade in employees’ skills. Upon completion of the industrial emergency response training, Three Rivers employees will have the knowledge, skills and abilities to provide industrial rescue services; to become industrial fire brigade members; to become hazardous materials responders; and to manage onsite emergencies.