The Advocate: New program at community colleges will retrain Louisiana’s unemployed

Reboot Your Career” to prepare residents for high demand positions.

Louisiana’s community and technical colleges are launching a program aimed at retraining 5,000 people who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic for high demand positions that pay around $50,000 per year.

The effort is called “Reboot Your Career.” Job posts include health, including nursing assistants and medical assistants; transportation, including crane operators and car and truck repair workers and construction workers, such as carpenters, electricians and plumbers. Other areas are information technology, manufacturing and electrical power-line installers.

Those most in demand include technology, health care, business, construction trade, law and digital art design.

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