Workforce Development

The City of Deerfield Beach recognizes that workforce development is an essential component of economic growth and designs and implements programs to create, sustain and retain a workforce that can support the changing needs of current and future businesses.

The City partners with prestigious organizations to develop and provide job training for unemployed and/or underemployed residents, and provide local employers with access to job-specific skilled workers.

Programs are tailored to provide job training in the skills employers are seeking:

  • Ready2Work, The City is partnering with Broward College to encourage City residents to enroll in an in-demand, high quality Certificate program to get critical skills in essential and emerging careers. The program is open to 15 full time residents of Deerfield Beach of at least 18 years of age that will have the opportunity to earn a certificate for free, depending on eligibility and available funding.

  Classes start in March 2021. For the full class schedule, please visit: https://www.broward.edu/rapid-credentials/index.html

The City will continue to support the growth of existing businesses with talent development initiatives, and will continue to work with local schools and institutes of higher education to ensure opportunities are available for its residents.

For further information, please contact economicdevelopment@deerfield-beach.com