Becton, Dickinson and Co. partners with Alamo Colleges for $450,027 job-training grant

BD_logoBeckinson, Dickinson and Co. has partnered with Alamo Colleges to provide job training using a $450,027 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

AlamoColleges-colorThe grant will be used to custom train 248 new and incumbent workers to properly perform essential office and administrative skills in a timely and efficient manner. Those trained will include customer service representatives, associate care specialists and accounts payable specialists. Upon completion of training, the workers will earn an average hourly wage of $19.98.

TWC Commissioner Representing Employers Hope Andrade will present a check to Alamo Colleges Chancellor Bruce Leslie, Ph.D. and representatives from the Becton, Dickson and Co. at a 1 p.m. ceremony to be held in Suite 200 of the Becton, Dicknson and Co. building located at 5859 Farinon Dr. in San Antonio.

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Alamo Colleges contact: Kay Hendricks, coordinator of communication, (210)485-0049