NASA Workforce Training and Transition. What Types of Courses Are Required ?

NASA Kennedy’s Human Resources Operations Office is working to make sure all employees, NASA and contractor, are as informed and prepared as possible. NASA’ s Johnson Space Center is expected to provide similar training and transition help.Partnerships Organizations in Florida that are working to provide opportunities include the Governor’s Office, Space Florida, Workforce Florida, Enterprise […]
NASA Kennedy’s Human Resources Operations Office is working to make sure all employees, NASA and contractor, are as informed and prepared as possible. NASA’ s Johnson Space Center is expected to provide similar training and transition help.Partnerships Organizations in Florida that are working to provide opportunities include the Governor’s Office, Space Florida, Workforce Florida, Enterprise Florida, Brevard Workforce, Aerospace Career & Development Council, and Space Business Development Group. “As the space shuttle approaches retirement, we are working very closely with Brevard Workforce and others to provide future job opportunities for this immensely talented work force,” said Kennedy’s Associate Director for Business Operations Jim Hattaway. “Opening the Workforce Transition Office is another important step in that direction.” Civil Service Available for New Work A tool designed to help civil service employees impacted by shuttle retirement is accessible through the Human Capital Information Environment, or HCIE. Supervisors will have the option to input opportunities and compare interested applicants with the requirements of the job. Civil Service Training In an effort to determine what training might be needed to retool Kennedy’s work force to prepare for new missions, the NASA Human Resources Development Team will be conducting a future training needs assessment.  http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/news/workforce_transition.html The Applied Technology Institute is preparing to help. ATI already offers courses in Systems Engineering and Satellite Sysems Design. NASA will have new money and workforce transition dollars. What other courses and specific course titles do you think are needed to help Shuttle-related employees transition to other jobs in the Federal government and large aeorspace and defense contractors/  Please add your suggestions and your geographic location.

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