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Recent News

Marbridge to Elevate Healthcare Opportunities in Central Texas with Launch of Certified Nursing Assistant Registered Apprenticeship Program; Signing Day Ceremony Planned

Sep 15, 2023

Today marks a significant milestone in Central Texas’ workforce development landscape as the Marbridge Foundation, in close collaboration with Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area, announces the official launch of an innovative Certified Nursing Assistant Registered Apprenticeship training program. This transformative initiative, endorsed by the U.S. Department of Labor, sets the stage for a highly anticipated signing day ceremony this afternoon at 11 a.m., on September 15, 2023, at the Marbridge Campus in Manchaca.

Rural Capital Area Labor Force, Employment Swell in July; Unemployment at 3.9%

Aug 18, 2023

The economy of the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas continues to experience remarkable growth, fueled by innovative employers expanding their operations to leverage the region’s exceptional workforce while also attracting new residents who are seeking to enhance their skills for local careers in high-demand fields. While the unadjusted unemployment rate in the region edged up to 3.9 percent in July 2023, up from June’s 3.5 percent, the available labor force in the area grew by 4,802 residents. Employment also saw an uptick as 2,427 more workers connected with employers, according to figures released today by the Texas Workforce Commission.

Elevating Opportunities: Launch of Plumbing Apprenticeship Training Programs in Taylor Mark New Era of Upskilling in Central Texas

Aug 11, 2023

The future of Central Texas workforce development takes a significant leap forward as industry innovation leaders S&D Plumbing and Coppera Plumbing & Commercial Services, in partnership with Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area (WSRCA), proudly unveil comprehensive non-unionized Pre-Apprenticeship and Registered Apprenticeship training programs in Taylor, Texas.

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