Through the RENEW Training Program participants will participate in a 13-week paid training experience that will prepare them for permanent, full-time employment in HVAC and electrical occupations.
Participants will be paid an educational stipend equivalent to $15/hour while participating in the program.
Every participant will also have access to comprehensive wraparound support services, including:
Resume, cover letter, and interview coaching
Financial literacy coaching
Digital literacy support
Participants will be eligible for guaranteed job placement with one of the program's corporate partners at the conclusion of the training program. These skill sets are in high demand in the Charlotte region. The average wage for entry-level technicians in this field is $48,000.
What are the expectations when participating in the RENEW Training Program?
It is expected that participants can give their full attention during class hours and participate uninterrupted during class hours.
Class hours are Monday – Thursday 1:00 pm – 3:30pm
Currently, class is scheduled to be conducted virtually, with in-person labs scheduled according to COVID guidelines. Internet connectivity and an appropriate device (laptop) will be required to complete coursework. Devices and hotspots can be provided upon request.
Participants are permitted to miss a maximum of 4 days of class.