HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) Home Depot launches new program to attract more skilled workers to Texas. The Path to Pro Skills program offers free professional training and exclusive access to a new networking platform for those looking to start a new career in the skilled trades. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has waived regulations on apprentice plumbers to meet demand following severe winter storms in February.
The company says that in 2019, of the tens of thousands of students who completed vocational and tech education programs in Texas in 2019, only 123 students were in HVAC, 103 plumbing students, 196 electrical students, and 578. welding students for the whole State.
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