Building Talent Foundation announces two new skilled trades partners
The Building Talent Foundation (BTF) recently announced two new strategic collaborations, one with MT Copeland Technologies, an online training provider, and the other with the Painting Contractors Association (PCA), a trade association for building contractors. painting.
Both partnerships aim to facilitate professional development and internships in the residential construction industry.
Through the MT Copeland partnership, the company will introduce its students to BTF resources, including the JobsToBuild.com career platform and BTF engagement managers, to help them plan their career paths and provide career coaching and training. placement assistance.
In turn, BTF will introduce job seekers to MT Copeland training courses, helping candidates develop and better position themselves for the most sought after careers.
“The Building Talent Foundation is committed to helping individuals develop their skills and ensure rewarding careers in residential construction,” said Branka Minic, CEO of BTF. “This partnership leverages the combined strengths of our organizations and brings us closer to our vision to further develop a sustainable workforce in the sector.
Along with PCA, an online library of training videos will also be promoted on JobsToBuild.com and BTF’s engagement managers will connect qualified candidates with employment and on-the-job training opportunities with companies. PCA members.
In turn, PCA will promote JobsToBuild.com as a source of well-trained candidates, helping its members find qualified workers within the BTF network.
“BTF is proud to be associated with a reputable association like the PCA which encourages aspiring professional painters to seek high quality professional training adapted to the current needs of the labor market,” continues Minic. “The partnership not only benefits PCA members looking to fill jobs, but also positions BTF as a trusted provider of talent for companies actively seeking skilled workers. “
BTF and PCA will also partner with other organizations to create projects where young people and under-represented people will have access to PCA’s training video library and BTF’s career counseling and job placement services. Once an agency’s clients have completed their professional training, BTF will help job applicants launch their careers by connecting them with on-the-job training and employment opportunities with member companies. of the PCA.
“BTF and PCA both seek to support people in their vocational training and place them in companies that need qualified employees,” says Julie Ethan, training program manager for PCA. “By working together, the goal is to improve the lives of individuals and meet the talent needs of employers, while strengthening our communities and the economy. “