General Motors LLC Partners with Tarrant County College for $869,179 Job-Training Grant

Fort Worth, Texas (Nov. 13, 2013)



General Motors LLC has partnered with Tarrant County College to provide job training using an $868,179 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).


Underscoring TCC’s longstanding and continued commitment to prepare a workforce poised to power the local economy, this grant will be used to develop custom training for 549 new and incumbent workers.


Workers will be trained in hydraulics and pneumatics, welding, carpentry maintenance, project management and more. Those trained will include electricians, stationary engineers, toolmakers, millwrights and industrial engineers. Upon completion of training, the workers will earn an average hourly wage of $31.83.


TWC Chairman Andres Alcantar will present the check to TCC Chancellor Erma C. Johnson Hadley.



Thursday, Nov. 14

2 p.m.



Tarrant County College Opportunity Center

5901 Fitzhugh Avenue, Room 1330

Fort Worth, TX 76119