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CHENIERE ENERGY LAUNCHES APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM WITH SOWELA TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Cheniere Energy is launching a new apprenticeship program in partnership with SOWELA Technical Community College, which will give 22 SOWELA students a chance to use their training in jobs at Cheniere’s Sabine Pass operation.

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APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FOR TECH WORKERS EXPANDS INTO CENTRAL OHIO

A new apprenticeship program is designed to address employer needs for experienced tech workers. The program will place workers in jobs including software developer, web developer, cloud support specialist and data center technician. Companies…

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GREAT LAKES WATER AUTHORITY STARTS MAINTENANCE TECH APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

The Great Lakes Water Authority is starting a nearly 4-year apprenticeship program to train maintenance technicians, with the hope to hire up to 20 workers who make it through the program. Apprentices completing the program will receive…

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C-TECH ASSOCIATES INC. TO SPONSOR APPRENTICESHIPS IN KENTUCKY

In a partnership with the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, officials from C-Tech Associates Inc. announced the launch of a  telecommunications apprenticeship program. C-Tech established the apprenticeship to further support…

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the start of National Apprenticeship Week on November 12, 2018.

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SIMPLILEARN PARTNERS WITH EF OVERWATCH

EF Overwatch and Simplilearn Launch Online Corporate Skills Apprenticeship Program To Train High Performance Veterans For Successful Transitions

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NEW PUBLIC LEADERSHIP APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM - SOUTH CAROLINA

Apprenticeship Carolina and Trident Community College launch public apprenticeship program for 16 apprentices…

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SAMPSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE PARTNERS WITH APPRENTICESHIPNC

Sampson Community College partners with ApprenticeshipNC for building and construction apprenticeship program…

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ABC’S BUILDING MASS CAREERS PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Inaugural class to graduate from ABC’s Building Mass Careers pre-apprenticeship program

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17 SIGN UP FOR APPRENTICESHIP RANDOLPH

Randolph Community College, Randolph County School System, Asheboro City Schools, Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of…

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INTRODUCING APPRENTICESHIP SIGNING DAY

KION North America hires youth apprentices

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LOGIC PD LAUNCHES NEW APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Electronics Manufacturing Services and Logic PD launch apprenticeship program with first 10 of 135 apprentices…

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PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM AIMS TO ADDRESS WORKFORCE ISSUES

Cameron County Education Initiative and Workforce Solutions Cameron launch construction pre-apprenticeship program

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Department of Labor announces next steps to expand the successful apprenticeship model to new industries, issued July 2018.

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ECC TO LAUNCH TWO APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS THIS FALL

Elgin Community College launches industrial maintenance and nursing assistance apprenticeship program

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PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM HELP UNDERSERVED WITH EMPLOYMENT

New Jersey Reentry Corporation to admin 220 to pre-apprenticeship program

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KOKOMO, INDIANA LANDS STATE’S FIRST EARN AND LEARN PROGRAM

Stewart’s Healthcare Consultants launches apprenticeship program

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TECH WORKFORCE EXPANDING IN LOUISIANA THROUGH APPRENTICESHIP

Tech Industry apprenticeship program Apprenti expanding to Louisiana with 30 new apprentices

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MANUFACTURING PROGRAM OPENS DOORS FOR SYNERGY STUDENTS

Advanced Composites & Metalforming Technology hires 2 apprentices from pre-apprenticeship programs

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ADAMS STATE AWARDED GRANT FOR HIGH SCHOOL APPRENTICESHIPS

Adams State University continues high school artificial intelligence and robotics apprenticeship program

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The Presidential Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeships in America, enacted in June 2017

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IVANKA TRUMP: APPRENTICESHIP COULD HELP FILL 2M MANUFACTURING JOBS

Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and his special advisor, held a business roundtable Wednesday with a group of high-powered CEOs committed to improving the country's technical education programs. One of the CEOs in attendance, Judith Marks…

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HOW TRUMP CAN MAKE APPRENTICESHIPS A HIT

A well-designed apprenticeship system — one that combines classroom instruction with paid, on-the-job training in a specific trade — has the potential to help U.S. companies grow, reduce their need for foreign talent, liberate young people from…

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APPRENTICESHIPS AREN'T JUST FOR WELDERS ANYMORE

Victor Gutierrez was working his way through community college by balancing two dead-end jobs when he heard about an apprenticeship that would enable him to finish his coursework while earning a paycheck. "It fit perfectly," he said. But Mr.…

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LABOR SECRETARY ACOSTA DISCUSSES APPRENTICESHIP DEVELOPMENT

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has asked federal agencies to look into and recommend new executive actions to promote apprenticeship programs and opportunities. The Trump administration is focusing on growing apprentice and worker training…

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TO FIGHT UNEMPLOYMENT, TRUMP PLANS TO PUSH APPRENTICESHIPS

To reduce joblessness, President Trump will focus next week on something he knows well — apprentices.

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LABOR SECRETARY VISITS DETROIT-AREA FACTORIES, TALKS JOBS AND APPRENTICESHIPS

Creating jobs in Michigan means filling positions that are currently vacant. That's according to U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, who met with employees at the Milton Manufacturing plant in Detroit and the Ford Truck Plant in Dearborn to…

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EMPLOYERS 'UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL' OF APPRENTICESHIP FOR WHITE-COLLAR JOBS

The Hartford welcomed 20 apprentices to its claims operations in May, with plans to bring 200 apprentices aboard by 2020. The Connecticut-based property and casualty insurance company is the latest example of an organization offering on-the-job…

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GOVERNOR SIGNS APPRENTICESHIP TAX CREDIT PROGRAM BILL

Gov. Steve Bullock held a ceremonial bill signing in Great Falls on Thursday for his apprenticeship tax credit program, which he hopes will encourage businesses to grow, create jobs and build employee skills. "Small businesses are the heart of…

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FRANKLIN APPRENTICESHIPS™ LAUNCHES NEW CONSULTING AND CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMS TO MODERNIZE AMERICAN APPRENTICESHIPS

Franklin Apprenticeships, a U.S. based consulting and capacity building firm dedicated solely to delivering on the promise for U.S. expansion of Apprenticeship Programs, announced today the official launch of its company.
Aiming to…

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CHARTER EXPANDS BROADBAND TECHNICIAN PROGRAM FOR VETERANS

Charter said it is expanding its five-state Broadband Technician Apprenticeship Program to its entire 41-state footprint. The program, designed to employ veterans, includes both physical and digital classroom training, as well as on-the-job…

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FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE NOT FOR YOU? THERE ARE MANY PATHWAYS TO CAREER SUCCESS

When he wasn't studying for the high school diploma he'll get next Friday, 17-year-old Alvaro Soria of Toppenish was helping build a home for Habitat for Humanity. The work is part of the YouthBuild program, which provides job training in…

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INCREASED FOCUS ON APPRENTICESHIPS GOOD FOR WORKFORCE

Graphic designer. Baker. Firefighter. Customer service representative. They may not be occupations that readily come to mind as candidates for apprenticeships, but they're among a myriad of possibilities that Evelyn Szpliet, the Northwest…

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LABOR SECRETARY ACOSTA: TRUMP STILL LOVES APPRENTICESHIPS

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday that the Labor Department would focus on promoting a type of work that President Trump has long used himself — apprenticeships. Acosta said they were key to addressing a skills gap that has plagued the…

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WELLS FARGO LAUNCHES NEW JOBS PROGRAM FOR VETERANS

Wells Fargo & Co. Thursday announced the launch of its Apprenticeship program for veterans.

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U.S. LABOR SECRETARY VISITS SC BMW WORKERS IN MUNICH

MUNICH — U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today visited the Munich headquarters and manufacturing plant of the BMW Group to tour the automotive company’s production and…

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APPRENTICESHIPS: A NEW WAY FOR CORPORATE EMPLOYERS TO ATTRACT TALENT

An apprenticeship is three things:

  • It's a job
  • It's education
  • It's a great opportunity

That's according to Apprentice Washington, a…

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SOUTH CAROLINA'S APPRENTICESHIP INITIATIVE CRACKS GROWTH MILESTONE

 

South Carolina's expanding apprenticeship initiative cracked a goal this week that it set a decade ago, when hardly anyone in the state signed up for on-the-job training programs. Apprenticeship Carolina says more than 26,000 people…

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STATE APPROVES APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FOR HOSPITAL WORKERS

State officials have approved Maryland's first apprenticeship for environmental care supervisors.

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SPAN TECH ANNOUNCED CREATION OF YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Span Tech, and it's local CEO and founder Bud Layne, welcomed as group of around 100 yesterday morning to announce the creation of a new youth apprenticeship program beginning this fall.

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LOCAL OFFICIALS, MANUFACTURERS LAUNCH NEW JOB TRAINING PROGRAM

On Wednesday, representatives from the school system, local manufacturing companies and the N.C. Department of Commerce signed their names to a new program that will help young folks find good careers in McDowell County. 

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APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR APPRENTICESHIPS WITH TYSON FOODS

A new maintenance trainee apprenticeship program has begun at Tyson Foods in Logansport that provides individuals the opportunity to "get paid while you train."

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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS EXPLORE CAREERS IN THE TRADES

About 50 high school students from R.F. Staples and St. Mary School got to see more than a dozen career opportunities in the trades at the Westlock Trades Exploration event.

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WASHINGTON APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM OPENS DOORS TO TECH CAREERS

The apprenticeship program, Apprenti, is an effort of the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) to solve two major challenges facing its member companies: a shortage of skilled workers and the persistent under-representation of women…

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PEORIA-AREA APPRENTICES LEARN TO PREVENT CYBERATTACKS

Ask Cameron Privett or Branson Moreno what they think of recent cyberattacks at Bradley University, Morton's public school district, or other major organizations or companies.

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IT'S TIME FOR AMERICA TO EXPAND MODERN APPRENTICESHIP

When a room full of passionate apprenticeship advocates met in Washington yesterday for the first day of the Apprenticeship Forward conference, the mood was understandably upbeat and optimistic.

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DOW'S U.S. APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM RECEIVES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REGISTRATION

The United States Department of Labor has formally recognized The Dow Chemical Company’s (NYSE: DOW) U.S. Apprenticeship Program as having approved National Standards of Apprenticeship. As an industry leader in the apprenticeship space, with over…

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GERMAN APPRENTICESHIPS IN SOUTH CAROLINA: BMW SHOWS HOW VOCATIONAL TRAINING CAN WORK IN THE U.S.

In Germany, half the graduates of high schools and junior high schools choose a track that combines training on the job with further education at a public vocational institution.

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GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE PROCLAIMS REGISTERED TECHNOLOGY APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) today announced an event to honor the first cohort of apprentices in the Apprenti™ program on Friday, May 5, 2017.

 

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ST. LOUIS APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FOR CYBERSECURITY LAUNCHES

new cybersecurity apprenticeship program is about to begin in the St. Louis region.

The Midwest Cyber Center is partnering with the St. Louis Agency on Training and…

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APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS INCREASINGLY PUT WORKERS ON TRACK FOR JOBS IN FINANCE

Victor Gutierrez graduated from high school with a clear career goal: to become an actuary. What he didn't have was a clear path to get there. 

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THESE WOMEN BUILD BOSTON AND ARE RECRUITING MORE TO JOIN THEM

"Something is happening where, after decades of no progress, we’re beginning to see an increase in women in construction," said Elizabeth Skidmore, business representative/organizer at the New England Regional Council of Carpenters and co-founder…

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AMID RISING STUDENT DEBT AND LACK OF NEEDED SKILLS, YORK COUNTY STUDENTS LEARN ON THE JOB

FORT MILL - One student works in accounting, the other in manufacturing. Both are taking steps to prepare for the future.
Nation Ford High School student Jessie Whyte, 16, is learning to assemble tax returns and work with clients at the…

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MOVING APPRENTICESHIP FORWARD: FIVE KEY QUESTIONS TO CONFRONT

What is it about apprenticeship that attracts interest across the political spectrum? The key is that apprenticeship solves immediate problems facing students, job seekers, and industry. 

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WHY 5 MILLION APPRENTICESHIPS WILL MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN

The White House roundtable last week has shone a spotlight on the countries job, skills and training needs for the 21st century workplace.

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NEW TECH APPRENTICESHIP RACKS UP 1,000 APPLICANTS, FIRST TWO SUCCESS STORIES

A new, federally funded apprenticeship program aimed at diversifying the tech workforce in Washington has drawn interest from more than 1,000 applicants in just a few months. The program, called …

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MARC BENIOFF WANTS GOVERNMENT TO CREATE, FUND APPRENTICESHIPS

Marc Benioff, Salesforce chief executive officer, discusses his meeting with President Trump at the White House and his vision for apprenticeships in the U.S. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Gura on "What'd You Miss?"
 

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CPCC STUDENT CHAD ROBINSON VISITS WHITE HOUSE

CPCC Computer Integrated Machining Program student and Siemen's Apprentice, Chad Robinson, met Friday with President Trump, Germany's Chancellor Merkel, and some American business giants who are squarely leading the attack on the alarming U.S.…

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OFFICE OF APPRENTICESHIP REGISTERS NPOWER AS THE FIRST "IT GENERALIST" APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM IN NJ

The NPower NJ program, taking place in Jersey City, offers qualified students free tuition for its signature Tech Fundamentals program, which includes 15 weeks of half-day in-class instruction followed by a seven week paid internship. 

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U.S. XPRESS OFFERS APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FOR VETS TO FILL TRUCK DRIVER JOBS

Don Davis and his wife, Rebekah, nearly doubled their combined income when the two military veterans became commercial truck drivers and started making longhaul trips between Chicago and the East Coast for the Chattanooga, Tennessee-based U.S.…

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EXPANDING APPRENTICESHIP IN RURAL ALASKA

Over the past year, the Calista Corporation, in partnership with the state and federal government, has built a Apprenticeship program to train Alaskans for careers on deck, in the engine room, and in the galley, earning both a salary and an…

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ECC CREATES APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FOR LOCAL WORKFORCE

Computer technology, health care, construction and high-skill manufacturing account for nearly 54 percent of the American labor market, according to the National Skills Coalition. Unfortunately, only 44 percent of workers are sufficiently trained…

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APPRENTICESHIPS: GOOD FOR WORKERS, GREAT FOR BUSINESS

Montana’s economy and workforce have remained strong over the last two years thanks to highly skilled employees, partnerships with the private and public sectors, and expanded training opportunities in our two-year colleges. Our state has a…

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LOCAL WOMAN WINS NATIONAL AWARD FOR ADULT LEARNERS

Tara Turley, an electrician working on renovating Building 3 at the West Virginia Capitol Complex in Charleston, has won a national award from the American Council of Education for adult students who use apprenticeship programs to earn college…

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TO PUT AMERICANS BACK TO WORK, THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION MUST EMBRACE APPRENTICESHIPS

Whilst Congress seems likely be a divided on many issues, there has been bipartisan support for apprenticeship training initiatives in recent years. Building on this existing momentum to focus on reforming and expanding America's apprenticeship…

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WHY A MAJOR HOTEL CHAIN IS OFFERING APPRENTICESHIPS

For most Americans, the word "apprenticeship" summons images of a master carpenter or welder imparting his trade to a young hopeful. But the reality of apprenticeship is changing.

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THE NEW, WHITE-COLLAR APPRENTICESHIP

In 2014, the global insurance company Zurich was trying to figure out how to attract qualified employees to its division in the United States, one of the largest markets for the Swiss-based firm. Zurich North America decided to import the popular…

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WANTED: FACTORY WORKERS, DEGREE REQUIRED

Apprentices at Siemens divide their time between Central Piedmont Community College and the factory, where “there’s a computer every 20 or 30 feet.”

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AMAZON IS CREATING AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM TO TRAIN VETERANS FOR TECH JOBS

Amazon and the U.S. Department of Labor have signed an agreement to create a Apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs at the online retail giant. Through Apprenticeship, people can earn a salary while learning the skills needed for…

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MERCURIA BRINGS FIRST AMERICAN APPRENTICES INTO FULL-TIME POSITIONS

Mercuria Energy, one of the world's largest independent integrated energy and commodities groups, today presented certificates of completion to the apprentices in their U.S. apprenticeship program and awarded them fulltime positions. Mercuria…

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