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Industry Bridge Programs

Employ Prince George's launched its inaugural Industry Bridge Program in 2017. Industry Bridge Programs are comprehensive workforce programs that align Workforce Services, Adult Education, and Occupational Skills Training to meet the workforce needs of specific In-Demand Industries in the DC Metropolitan Area.

By creating a singular focus on a specific industry sector, it allows the Board and the Community Network the ability to customize programming for Prince George’s County residents to meet the immediate needs of local businesses. Graduates of Industry Bridge Programs are in high demand due to their knowledge of the industry, industry-specific skills and qualifications, and industry-recognized credentials – which is what employers desire.

Industry Bridge Programs are led by Business Advisory Councils, comprised of Business Leaders in the DC Metropolitan Area that ensures each program is aligned with current industry trends and produces job seekers who can immediately contribute and be productive on the job.

Ready to jump-start your career? Register for an Employ Prince George’s Industry Bridge Program TODAY! The Industry Bridge Programs are the DMV’s premier sector-based programs designed to provide eligible job seekers with the FREE training and assistance to gain employment in the Region’s most in-demand industries!

Construction Works Program (CWP)

Led by business leaders in the DC Metropolitan Area, CWP is a comprehensive workforce program that aligns Career Services, Adult Education, and Occupational Skills Training to meet the workforce needs of Construction businesses in the DC Metropolitan Area.

Employ Prince George’s CWP programming is customized to meet the immediate needs of local businesses!

Training programs available for the following:

  • Carpentry
  • Commercial Painting
  • Electrician
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Highway Maintenance/Repair Worker
  • Welder
  • Commercial & Residential Truck Driver
  • General Construction Laborer

Education Partnership for IT Careers (EPIC)

The Educational Partnership for IT Careers (EPIC) is a workforce development program designed to bride the skills gap and connectivity between Prince George’s County residents and careers in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity Industries. EPIC has a focus on skills development through occupational skills training, apprenticeships, and work-based learning.

EPIC prepares jobseekers for the following careers:

  • Desktop Support Specialist
  • Information Security
  • VPC and Hardware Repair Specialist
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Administration
  • Coder & Graphic Designer

Hospitality and Accommodation Institute (HAI)

The Hospitality and Accommodation Institute (HAI) trains Prince George’s County residents for careers in Hospitality and Accommodation Industries (Retail, Customer Service, Food & Beverage). The Hospitality and Accommodation Institute provides the following services and training:

  • Free Industry Certified Training
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Supportive Services
  • One-on-One Career Counseling
  • Basic Skills Training

Examples of careers in the industry include:

  • Hotel Administrator
  • Guest Services Professional
  • Hotel & Lodging Security
  • Restaurant Supervisor
  • Cook & Sous Chef
  • Retail Supervisor
  • Customer Service Representative

Capital Area Healthcare Alliance (CAHA)

Healthcare is one of the highest paying, fastest growing and most in-demand industries in the United States. The Capital Area Healthcare Alliance (CAHA) prepares Prince George’s County residents for numerous healthcare careers through a combination of work based learning and occupational skills training.

Services Provided:

  • Industry Certified Training
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Supportive Services
  • One-on-One Career Counseling
  • Basic Skills Training
  • Apprenticeships

Examples of careers in the industry include:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Registered Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician

Professional Services Institute (PSI)

There is a high demand from employers in the region to fill positions within the Professional Services industry. The PSI provides jobseekers with industry certified training, one-on-one career counseling, job placement assistance, basic skills training, and supportive services that place jobseekers along a career pathway beginning with employment in middle skills occupations. The PSI includes an array of specialized occupations that provide support to a wide range of industries.

Examples of careers in the industry include:

  • Administration/Management
  • Project Management
  • Clerical/Administrative Support
  • Human Resources
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Legal Services
  • Education
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