eMerge Career Collaborative prepares individuals with all disabilities for in-demand jobs in the fastest growing sectors in Florida: Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Hospitality.
MTC’s Certificate Based Vocational training programs, from Manufacturing to Hospitality, lead to industry-standard certifications, which demonstrates that the program graduate has the content know
Certificate based training sponsored in part by grant funding from Hillsborough County
ledge, hands-on technical training, personal and professional skills required for employment and career advancement.
- Certifications include Microsoft Office Specialist, Microsoft Technical Associate and IC3 showing proficiency in computer fundamentals,
Certificate based programs partially funded by a grant from The Able Trust
electronic recycling, software refurbishment and hardware repair. The Certified Logistics Associate and Certified Logistics Technician program raises the level of performance of logistics workers to assist the individuals in finding higher-wage jobs. Healthcare and Hospitality Technical certifications include OSHA10 Health and Safety, HACHSP, Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional, and (ISSA) Cleaning Management Institute certifications.
Individuals with a disability or barrier to employment have the opportunity to increase their chances of success by enrolling in a variety of new educational and vocational classes. All of the curriculum taught have been created with assistance from college educators and industry experts; and all programs provide students with opportunity to become certified in a globally accredited program. MTC’s programs are offered during the day, in the evenings, on weekends, and virtually so that individuals looking for career and professional development assistance can find a class that best suits their schedule. Each program provides services, supports, and experiential opportunities, with the aim of enhancing skills that will prepare individuals with disabilities to succeed in workplace and post-secondary education settings. Communication and interpersonal skills
Manufacturing/Logistics: MTC’s logistics and supply chain training focuses on the skills and knowledge required to manage materials from the receiving, storage, picking, packing and shipping process. The goal is to develop the individual’s skills and knowledge to the level of those required by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC), in order to be certified as a Certified Logistics Associate (CLA). Students may advance to earn Certified Logistics Technician(CLT) credentials. MTC is one of only two testing sites in the area.
Manufacturing Skills Standards Council’s Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) & Certified Logistics Technician Courses (CLT)
The Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) program teaches students the critical elements of the logistics industry such as: material handling, inventory management, shipping & receiving material, quality control, pick & pack, safety principles, work communication practices, use of computer systems, and equipment safety.
The Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) courses review how to receive products, stock products, process orders, prepare shipments, maintain inventory, and how to handle hazardous materials in a safe manner, and prepares students for a supervisory role in logistics.
Environmental Services in Hospitality and Healthcare: Healthcare and Hospitality are taught in a fully outfitted mini-hospital room donated by Moffitt Cancer Center. Patient experience expectations and customer service best practices are at the heart of this service excellence curriculum. Certifications include OSHA10 Health and Safety, and (ISSA) Cleaning Management Institute Custodial Technician certifications.
Environmental Service Program / ISSA Certified Custodial Technician
Program teaches and certifies students the industry’s best practices in sanitation, customer service, safety and health, and employer expectations. Program completion and graduation can be used as the six month work experience requirement for MCC’s Environmental Services Technician 1 position.
Technology: The top requested skill in online employment ads is proficiency in Microsoft Office, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. MTC offers this training in our EXCEL, Excellence in Computer Education and Learning technology lab. An adjunct professor teaches the curriculum and certifications include Microsoft Office Specialist, Microsoft Technical Specialist and IC3.
IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Courses
This globally recognized certification provides knowledge in the most critical elements of technology today. The course reviews computer hardware, software programs, operating systems, computer applications, and the use of the internet and social media.
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Courses
Provides industry-leading education and assessments of skills and knowledge through our new project-based testing, giving students and professionals real-world exercises to appraise their understanding of Microsoft Office- Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, & Outlook
For information on enrollment please contact Krista Wright, Project Manager [email protected]