Topeka, Kan. – With assistance from the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Workforce AID Program, several new trucking professionals will be entering the workforce this March.
The TransAm Trucking and Freightliner Preventative Maintenance Inspection Technician graduation will take place on March 7, 2019, at Kansas City Kansas Community College at 5:30pm.
The Kansas Department of Commerce has assisted several trucking companies in the Kansas City area to train Preventative Maintenance Inspection Technicians. The assistance has been in the form of four 8-week training programs provided by Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Trucking companies that have participated in these are:
Geiger Ready Mix
Ryder Truck Rental
The cost of training is split evenly between the trucking companies and the Department of Commerce through the Workforce AID program.
About Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand (AID)
The Kansas Department of Commerce, in partnership with the Kansas Board of Regents, developed Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand (AID) to address the skills gap in Kansas through development of a talent pipeline. Workforce AID is an industry-driven program that aligns industry opportunities and demands with workforce training and education. Workforce AID is nationally recognized by the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation and supports economic and workforce development by keeping Kansas businesses competitive and promoting a more robust economy.