Green Job Training Scholarships Offered by Everblue

Partnership with Grossmont-Cuyamaca College and Palomar College Offers Full Training Scholarships to Job Seekers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Everblue Energy Inc., in partnership with the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, will host a two-week certification program at Palomar College to prepare job seekers for careers in Energy Auditing. Participants completing the program will earn an Energy Auditor industry Certification through the Building Performance Institute (BPI). The California Energy Workforce Training Program (CEWTP) provides full tuition coverage, the largest state-sponsored clean energy jobs training program in the nation. Classes at Palomar will begin in December with two other cohorts occurring in January and February.

This collaborative effort combines funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act from the State Energy Program, Workforce Investment Act Governor’s Discretionary 15 percent portion of the federal Workforce Investment Act, Assembly Bill 118 Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program plus public-private partnership matching funds.

Those interested in participating in this program should be unemployed with previous work experience in the building and construction industry. In addition, participants must possess a tenth grade reading and math level.

Jon Boggiano, principal of Everblue Energy, welcomes the opportunity to partner with Grossmont-Cuyamaca to continue California’s goals in green building development.

“Grossmont-Cuyamaca and Palomar’s commitment to preparing a workforce for careers in energy efficiency is an excellent step toward economic development for the region. We are excited to be a part of this great initiative and look forward to working with Grossmont-Cuyamaca and Palomar,” he said.

Participants interested in enrolling in this program should contact Everblue Energy by phone at 800-460-2575 or by e-mailing info@everbluetraining.com.

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Everblue, a veteran-owned business, is the nation’s premier training provider for sustainability with course offerings in over 70 locations worldwide and recognized as an industry leader by the US Green Building Council and Building Performance Institute. Everblue’s training of more than 20,000 professionals has helped develop a highly-skilled labor force in the building and construction industry. With this exciting announcement, Everblue adds the partnership with the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District to an impressive list of similar programs at prestigious, highly reputable colleges, including Rutgers, Hofstra, and USC, among others.

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