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Apprenticeships, on-the-job training and certifications

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 2, 2021) – Many manufacturers are facing a growing demand for products and supplies. To stay ahead of the curve, manufacturers realize the need to sharpen the skills of their workforce. To address this growing need, Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) will host the “Accelerating Workforce Skills & Certifications” Roundtable on Zoom on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 8 a.m. There is no cost to attend.
“To answer this growing need of local manufacturers in Southwest Florida, SRMA is proud to host a panel of experts who can provide free or low cost opportunities for employers who wish to certify, train or accelerate the skills and certification of their workforce,” says SRMA Board Chair Jeff Poirier.
The Roundtable webinar is open for all to attend. Participants will learn about on-the-job training programs, apprenticeship programs and rapid certification courses available to improve skills, confidence and productivity of their workforce. Featured speakers include the Director of Immokalee Technical College Dorin Oxender, Assistant Director Aaron Paquette, and Instructor Ross Porter. SRMA Board Chair Jeff Poirier will moderate the discussion and guests will have an opportunity to ask the panel questions that relate to their business.
To register for this free event, visit and a Zoom link will be sent to you. For more information about the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association visit, call 239-258-1385 or email

About the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association

The purpose and objective of the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association is to bring together manufacturers to encourage the economic development of Southwest Florida through manufacturing, and to act as a forum for the expression and exchange of ideas and information among its members. The SRMA provides an advocacy platform for the general welfare of its members in the face of economic, civic and educational challenges. It encourages cooperation, information sharing and mutual aid, fostering social relationships and community involvement. Visit for more information or to become a member or sponsor.

Josh Milton | Vice President | Media Relations
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