With a workforce of 13,000 employed by 1,090 companies, the A/A/E industry is strong, the Aviation/Aerospace/Engineering industry is one of the quiet gems of Palm Beach County
CareerSource Palm Beach County partners with the Business Development Board and companies such as Sikorsky, Power Systems Manufacturing, BRPH, Gulfstream and others. The table is rounded out with education partners that include Florida Atlantic University, Palm Beach State College, Flight Safety International and Boynton Aeronautical School, Inc., which is one of eight FAA certified Part 147 programs in Florida. In addition to preparing to serve adults, Boynton Aeronautical School, Inc., serves high school students through a partnership with the Palm Beach County School District and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University on the Boynton Aerospace Science Academy.
Workforce and economic development are the focus of this group. The BDB spearheaded an A/A/E Luncheon, highlighting the cluster in our county. Currently, the group is preparing to conduct an industry survey to determine talent and training needs.