Capitol Lighting Training Program Teaches Lighting Basics

Capitol Lighting’s Bright Start Training Program Offers Local Community Chance to Shine with Lighting Industry Related Sales Training and Certification

Capitol Lighting is launching a groundbreaking, paid-training program, Bright Start. This training opportunity will teach a select group of candidates valuable skills in retail sales with a focus on the lighting/home furnishing industries and lighting basics, with the possibility of full-time employment at a Capitol Lighting location upon completion.

The innovative three-week program will provide up to eight participants, of any age, real-world training and experiences. At the end of the program, top interns who shine the brightest will have the potential to be placed into full-time positions at one of four Capitol Lighting locations in Florida.

Participants will also have the chance to receive industry certifications such as the Lighting Associate (LA) program by the American Lighting Association (ALA), which is approved for CEU credit by the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED). The Lightopedia.com training program will also be offered, focusing on lighting basics, technologies education and industry news. Other informative and educational seminars given by the likes of Casablanca Fan, LeGrand Controls, Kichler Landscape Lighting, will provide participants with valuable insight and product knowledge.

“The purpose of the Bright Start program is to assist those looking to make a career change, help those just joining the work force as well as those rejoining the work force by providing valuable skill set, lighting basics, certifications and the opportunity for full-time employment,” said Eric Lebersfeld, president of Capitol Lighting. “We are excited to be able to create new jobs in the South Florida area and are enthusiastic to work with what will surely be a terrific class of interns.”

Selected participants will be scheduled to work from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., five days a week for three weeks at $10 an hour. Those interested can apply at  careers@1800lighting.com by May 25, 2012. Bright Start runs from June 4th through June 22nd.





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