Lincoln Tech and Johnson Controls launch new career paths program to close the skills gap

  • Innovative Johnson Controls Academy offers six weeks of intensive training to help you get full-time employment. As well as housing close to the area Lincoln Tech In the campus Columbia, Maryland

  • Participants make the transition to Johnson Controls field locations all over the country The United States After completion of the program, relocation assistance is provided

  • This program is designed for skilled labor shortages. It provides hands-on training and develops rewarding career options.

MILWAUKEE And COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ LINC). Johnson ControlsJohnson Controls Academy is a six-week intensive training program that aims to develop the next generation of building technicians. Johnson Controls, the global leader in smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, has announced the launch. The program is based in Lincoln Tech Columbia, Maryland campus was established to facilitate employment opportunities at Johnson Controls locations all over the country. The United States. Johnson Controls provides housing and relocation assistance for students. The company plans to hire approximately 130 technicians each year.

“Johnson Controls was an exemplary partner for us from the beginning,” says Dr. Scott Shaw, President & CEO Lincoln Tech. “It was exciting being able to establish this relationship almost five years ago. It’s also extremely rewarding to see how they support our students and graduates. The Johnson Controls Academy is an innovative, forward-thinking solution to the hiring challenges many employers face today – and we’re proud to be able to host it at a Lincoln campus.”

This program welcomes applicants of all backgrounds, from veterans of war to adults learning — it has graduated three classes which have been placed in Johnson Controls technician jobs throughout the U.S. California, Florida, Virginia, Illinois And Nebraska. This hands-on learning opportunity is a great way to build upon your skills. Lincoln Tech Electrical and Electronic Systems Technology Education (EEST) is provided for participants and prepares them in real-world situations. Johnson Controls covers the cost of housing for the entire six-week period. Johnson Controls also supports new technicians in their relocation costs to move to their new full-time jobs after they have completed the Johnson Controls Academy program.

“Johnson Controls Academy graduates have the potential to be the next generation innovators, with the technical and digital knowledge necessary to solve the industry’s greatest challenges,” stated the statement. Mike SchadeVice President, Human Resources, Building Solutions North America, Johnson Controls. “Program participants are creative thinkers, problem solvers and eager to get into a field that is in high demand and offers career opportunities and potential for professional advancement. We are closing the skilled-trade gap one career at a while, even though it continues to grow.

Lincoln Tech Johnson Controls and Johnson Controls join forces at a critical time in the industry. Trade professionals will be leaving the workforce to pursue other careers or to retire. leading to a projection of nearly 10,000 job openings The next decade will see an average of ten years. In recent years, there has been a shortage of qualified candidates for these positions. This workforce disparity reduces innovation and adversely impacts public and private entities that depend on technology leaders for vital infrastructure maintenance. Johnson Controls Academy is a way to close the gap. It focuses on igniting passion and investing in a future-ready workforce.

Johnson Controls-Lincoln Tech partnership is a leading partnership and a means for us strategically to build a pipeline skilled trade technicians ready for the workforce.” Alison NeumanJohnson Controls North America, Program Manager for Workforce Development. “Establishment the Johnson Controls Academy was an idea that originated in 2020, during the pandemic. We needed a model that could provide skills-based learning in a short time for those fields with a growing demand. The partnership already with Lincoln Tech It was the key to making it all happen.”

Johnson Controls invests in workforce development starting at the K-12 levels and continuing throughout their employees’ careers. Johnson Controls Academy employees have a retention coach who is available for one year following graduation. This helps to make it easy for them to get onboard. Johnson Controls sponsored the 2018 Johnson Controls Academy Retention Coach Program. Lincoln Tech The school has classrooms that are equipped with industry-standard technology and equipment. This allows students to gain real-world learning.

About Lincoln Educational Services Corporation 
Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LESC) is a leader in providing diversified, career-oriented post-secondary education. Lincoln offers career-oriented programs to recent high school graduates and working adults in five major areas of study: automotive tech, health sciences and skilled trades. Information technology is also available. Since 1946, Lincoln has been providing skilled technicians to the workforce.

Lincoln currently has 22 campuses across 14 states, and operates under four brands. Lincoln Technical Institute, Lincoln College Technology, and Euphoria International Beauty Arts and Science.  Lincoln Culinary Institute also exists in the States of Connecticut And Maryland.

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