FDTC partners with Honda to host pair of hiring events
Florence-Darlington Technical College is partnering with Adecco Staffing and Honda of South Carolina to host two hiring events for their welding recruitment program on Jan. 25 and Feb. 1.
The Adecco/Honda welding recruitment program trains men and women in a 64-hour Production MIG welding course that could ultimately lead to a job working within Honda’s Timmonsville manufacturing facility.
The first hiring event will take place at the Continuum in Lake City on Jan. 25. The second at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing & Technology on Feb. 1. Each hiring event will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Florence Adult Education will be on hand to assess students during the hiring events for eligibility for GED by 23 funds that can help interested parties pay for tuition. Limited scholarships are available to eligible students.
GED by 2023 is an initiative through the S.C. Department of Education Adult Education Office designed to increase the number of GED completions by the year 2023. Through a partnership with the SC Technical College System, individuals who complete a GED or high school diploma through a SC Adult Education office are eligible to receive funds to cover the tuition and fees costs to attend a SC technical college.
Adecco will also be on site to assess individuals and help them apply to go to work as production welders at Honda in Timmonsville. Anyone who plans to attend the hiring event is asked to please bring a valid identification card.