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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Awarded $5 Million Youth Apprenticeship Grant From The U.S. Department Of Labor

Published on Thursday, August 13, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) has announced that it has been awarded a $5 million Youth Apprenticeship Readiness Grant by the U.S. Department of Labor. The grant will help the Foundation expand its Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship (HSRA) Program and play a more active role in preparing more»

Alabama Pre-Apprenticeship Program Launched ‘To Create Better Pathways To Workforce’

Published on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(THE STATE OF ALABAMA) - The Alabama Office of Apprenticeship (AOA) has announced a program for those seeking to develop marketable skills and enter the workforce quickly. A new Pre-Apprenticeship initiative will use “a combination of curriculum, on-the-job training and simulated work experiences” in order to “allow a person to gain more»

Carpenters Union ‘Brother's Keeper Program’ Teaches Disadvantaged Men & Women Carpentry, Construction Skills, On-The-Job Training

Published on Sunday, August 9, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WHITTIER, CALIFORNIA) - The Coronavirus Pandemic has not been kind to the workforce, forcing layoffs and creating uncertainty for those looking for a sustainable income, but a local Carpenter's Union Program is hoping to change things, by helping Los Angeles residents develop skills to keep them on the job. The Brother's Keeper Program offers a pathway more»

‘Despite’ The Pandemic, Skilled Building Trades Unions ‘Keep Training Our Future Workforce’

Published on Thursday, August 6, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO) - Between an uphill battle of overcoming the “dirty job” stereotype and finding Skilled Workers who can pass a drug test, conditions were challenging for the Building Trades before the Coronavirus Pandemic. As states issued stay-at-home orders amid rising diagnoses of COVID-19, the disease spread by the Coronavirus, Trade more»

The Re-Entry Employment Opportunities Act - Bipartisan Bill Introduced In Washington To Strengthen Re-Entry Opportunities Through Skills Trainings & Apprenticeships

Published on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Gary Peters (Democrat-Michigan) has introduced bipartisan legislation that strengthens re-entry programs that provide Workforce Training, Pre-Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship. The Re-Entry Employment Opportunities Act, which Peters introduced with U.S. Senator Rob Portman (Republican-OH), would codify into law the U.S. more»

South Carolina Apprenticeship Program Provides Training, Potential Employment For Students Interested In Furthering Their Careers As Trained Operators With Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

Published on Sunday, August 2, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(GRANITEVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA) - Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), the managing and operating contractor at the Savannah River Site, recently partnered with Aiken Technical College (ATC), Apprenticeship Carolina™ (AC) and the Lower Savannah Council of Governments (LSCOG) to begin an Operator Apprenticeship program to help local students further more»

“If ‘Any Women Are Considering A Trade Just Go For It, Trust Me, You Won’t Regret It’” - Women In Construction Describes Their ‘Life Changing’ Career Choices

Published on Thursday, July 30, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA/CANADA) - Careers in the Building Trades can take you to so many different places and open the door to many opportunities - that was the message students who attended the second annual Women in Construction Trades Conference heard from a young Tradeswomen. “I’ve been in the Trades for thirteen years ‘and it more»

The Savanna Institute Apprenticeship Program ‘Helps Groom The Agroforestry Farmers Of The Future’

Published on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Jackson Progress-Argus Editor’s Note: The Savanna Institute Apprenticeship Program was launched in 2019 to provide aspiring Agroforestry Farmers with on-farm training and on-line learning. The institute recently was awarded a $40,000 grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. (SAVANNAH, GEORGIA) - more»

Nearly 500,000 Texas Youth Are Considered 'Disconnected,’ So Here's What The State Is Doing To Reach Them Through Apprenticeship Training

Published on Sunday, July 26, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(AUSTIN, TEXAS) - Nearly a half-million youth, 16 to 24 years old, are not enrolled in any classes this coming year in the State of Texas. Even though they’re considered “disconnected” the state deems them “opportunity youth” for their potential. And even though Texas is among the highest in the Nation with youth out of more»

Built For Detroiters ‘To Learn Skilled Trades Debt-Free,’ The Michigan Statewide Carpenters & Millwrights Joint Apprenticeship And Training Fund Breaks Ground On A New 147,000-Square-Foot Training Facility

Published on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) - The Michigan Statewide Carpenters and Millwrights Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund has broken ground on the 147,000-square-foot Training Facility in the Oakman Boulevard area on Detroit's West Side, which will provide Detroiters with the opportunity to learn a Skilled Trade debt-free. The new $30 million, seven-acre facility more»

State Of Ohio Receives $9.4 Million For Apprentice Program

Published on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(SANDUSKY, OHIO) - As part of a three-year grant, the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the State of Ohio with $9.4 million to strengthen and expand the opportunities in its ApprenticeOhio System. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services oversees ApprenticeOhio, which registers programs that meet national criteria for quality and safety. more»

Illinois State Apprenticeship Program Gets $4.7 Million Boost - Program’s On Track To Support 17,000 Apprenticeship Participants This Year

Published on Sunday, July 19, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS) – An Illinois State Apprenticeship Program will be expanding, thanks to a $4.7 million government investment, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced. The Work-Based Training Program is now on track to support 17,000 participants in 2020, Pritzker said - a record number. The new investment adds 14 new partners and expands more»

What To Expect When It Comes To Training For The Pandemic Economy

Published on Thursday, July 16, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA) – COVID-19 is not going away and other dangerous viruses may be coming. This means it’s time to face the grim truth: many of the pandemic’s effects on our economies and societies will be persistent, even permanent. Some of these changes are already evident. There is less demand for the services of dine-in more»

Why Women ‘Should Choose’ A Professional Career In Plumbing

Published on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Here’s a riddle: A father and son were in a car accident where the father was killed. The ambulance brought the son to the hospital. He needed immediate surgery. In the operating room, a Doctor came in and looked at the little boy and said “I can’t operate on him he is my son!” How is this possible? Who is the Doctor? The more»

Alliance For Working Together Apprenticeship Program Being Formed In Northeast Ohio - Overall Effort ‘Aimed At Strengthening The Manufacturing Workforce Through Apprenticeship Training’

Published on Sunday, July 12, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(NORTHEAST OHIO) - The Alliance for Working Together (AWT) Foundation has announced the beginning of the AWT Apprenticeship Program, a collaborative effort of the AWT Foundation, Lakeland Community College, Mentor Public Schools, Lake Shore Compact and Auburn Career Center – an overall effort aimed at strengthening the manufacturing workforce through more»

“If Women ‘Only Knew The Possibilities And The Money That Can Be Made’ In Construction, ‘They Would Take A Bigger Leap’” - Tools & Tiaras’ Judaline Cassidy On Working In Construction, Starting A Non-Profit & ‘Building Confidence In Girls’

Published on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK) - Judaline Cassidy is a Feminist Plumber, Tradeswomen Activist and public speaker. A native of the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Judaline is one of the first women to be accepted into Plumbers Local 371 on Staten Island and the first woman elected to the Examining Board of Plumbers Local No. 1. She founded Lean In Women more»

Welding Program Gives Student ‘A Career Head Start’ In The Unionized Trades

Published on Monday, July 6, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA) - A radio ad sparked an interest in welding and now Harrison Parker makes sparks fly all across the country as a Certified Welder, enjoying an in-demand career with great wages. “I ‘always had an interest in learning how to weld and wanted to learn a skill with my hands,’” Parker said. “I heard an ad more»

In An ‘Overall Effort To Enhance Training To Create A Safer Workplace,” ALLU Group Incorporated Announces Pipeline Training Partnership With The International Union Of Operating Engineers

Published on Friday, July 3, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(HOUSTON, TEXAS) - ALLU Group Incorporated and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) - a Trade Union that represents Heavy Equipment Operators, Mechanics, Surveyors and Stationary Engineers in the United States and Canada - have announced a new cooperation and partnership in pipeline training. Through this partnership, the IUOE has begun more»

Texas Workforce Commission Proposes $5 Million In Trades’ Apprenticeship Job Training, Which Will Increase The Number Of Apprentices In The State By 1,000

Published on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(AUSTIN, TEXAS) - The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) proposed $5 million to Registered Apprenticeship Funds for Fiscal Year 2021, which will require approval of the TWC, along with the Fiscal Year 2021 operating budget. “The Registered Apprenticeship Training Program ‘is one of the many programs providing Texans with options to improve their more»

The ‘Future’ Of Apprenticeships - More People Are Talking About ‘How To Make Apprenticeships Remote’ After The COVID-19 Pandemic…

Published on Sunday, June 28, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Virtual Apprenticeships could be a boon to the future, some experts say. They would open up opportunities for those with disabilities that make working in an office difficult or provide greater access to those in areas with a dearth of Apprenticeship options. But virtual options could lack the important pieces of Apprenticeships that make them successful, more»

The University Of North Florida Launches Electronic Health Record Apprenticeship For Graduates

Published on Thursday, June 25, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA) - Jacksonville-based University of North Florida has partnered with Optimum Healthcare IT to establish an Electronic Health Record (HER) Apprenticeship Program offering training to give hospital and health systems EHR support. The University's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center will host the program, which will be offered to more»

‘Not-So-Basic’ Training - Apprenti Program Helps ‘Democratize’ Tech-Job Opportunities

Published on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(SEATTLE, WASHINGTON) - You don’t have to hold a Computer Science Degree from a prestigious university to land a job in The Technology Industry - you just need to have the right attitude, competencies and willingness to learn. As the Tech Industry’s growth surges and its need for help in areas like software development rises in concert, more»

Why Apprenticeships ‘Are The Best Way To Learn’ Data Skills

Published on Sunday, June 21, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
It must be true that time flies when you’re having fun, because it’s already been a decade since The Economist released the famous report: “Data, Data Everywhere,” announcing the data explosion and frantic efforts to make sense of it all. Though absent from the report, 2010 was also the year the term Data Science became part of more»

Alabama Public School Graduates ‘Parlay’ Apprenticeship ‘Into Full-Time Jobs’

Published on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(MOBILE, ALABAMA) - Fifteen members of Mobile County Public Schools’ Class of 2020 are walking straight off the graduation stage into jobs at Mobile’s largest manufacturing employer. The graduates have been hired as full-time Fabrication Trade Assistants at Austal USA, where they will be helping build ships for the U.S. Navy. They were all more»

Showing How A ‘Customized’ Apprentice Program At A ‘Forward-Thinking’ Community College ‘Can Help’ Production Employers ‘Address Key’ Talent Issues

Published on Monday, June 15, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(FORT WAYNE, INDIANA) - Steel Dynamics, Incorporated (SDI) is about to show how a customized Apprentice Program at a forward-thinking community college can help production employers address key talent issues. For the past two years, a dozen SDI Employees have participated in an Industrial Technology Apprentice Program at Ivy Tech Community College that has more»

The ‘Future’ Of Apprenticeships: How To Make Apprenticeships ‘Remote’ After The COVID-19 Pandemic, Experts ‘Worry Those Experiences Can't Provide What Makes Them Most Successful - Even If They Could Broaden Access’

Published on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Virtual Apprenticeships could be a boon to the future, some say, as they would open up opportunities for those with disabilities that make working in an office difficult or provide greater access to those in areas with a dearth of Apprenticeship options. But virtual options could lack the important pieces of Apprenticeships that make them successful, more»

Texas Workforce Commission Proposes $5 Million In Apprenticeship Job Training Funding - Investment Will Increase Number Of Apprentices In The Lone Star State By 1,000

Published on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(AUSTIN, TEXAS) – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has proposed $5 million to Registered Apprenticeship Funds for Fiscal Year 2021, which require approval of the commission along with the Fiscal Year 2021 operating budget. “The Registered Apprenticeship Training Program is one of the many programs providing Texans with options to improve more»

Digital Information Weeks For Apprenticeships At Audi - Interested High School Grads Will - For The First Time, Be Able To Get Information About Apprenticeships

Published on Friday, June 5, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
From June 15th to June 25th, interested high school graduates will - for the first time, be able to get information about Apprenticeships at Audi via live stream and chat. In the virtual sessions, Apprentices and Trainers will provide insights and offer advice into the various Apprenticeship fields and on all aspects of the career fields and answer all more»

New Unionized Building Trades Apprenticeship Training Collaboration Announced For High School Students In New Mexico That At The End Carries Starting Salaries ‘As High As’ $72,000 Annually

Published on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO) - Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Thom Mason, New Mexico Building and Construction Trades Council (NMBCTC) Executive Director Brian Condit and Taos Municipal Schools Superintendent Lillian Torrez have announced a collaboration creating a Building Trades course for Taos High School students. “The Laboratory is pleased more»

Free Pre-Apprenticeship Programs In IT Fields Open To Qualified Arkansans

Published on Monday, June 1, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(ROGERS, ARKANSAS) - Arkansans interested in starting a career in Information Technology (IT) can apply for free on-line Pre-Apprenticeship Programs through a partnership between the University of Arkansas Professional and Workforce Development, Arkansas Division of Workforce Services, the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, the Arkansas more»

Designed To Reach Rochester, NY’s ‘Historically Disadvantaged’ Populations, The Multi-Craft Apprenticeship Preparation Program ‘Offers The Most Comprehensive Introduction To Direct Entry Into’ A Building Trades’ Apprenticeship Program

Published on Thursday, May 28, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(ROCHESTER, NEW YORK) - Designed to reach Rochester’s historically disadvantaged populations, The Multi-Craft Apprenticeship Preparation Program (MAPP) offers the most comprehensive introduction to direct entry into a Building Trades’ Apprenticeship Program. MAPP is a unique and critically-important partner in the necessary work of building more»

Training For Electrical Workers In The State Of Ohio ‘Adjusts’ To The Coronavirus

Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO) - Not long ago, the main challenge facing Electrician Training Programs sponsored by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) was finding candidates to become Apprentices. Now, with the Coronavirus Pandemic restricting how education can be delivered to students from pre-kindergarten through college, Training Providers more»

Construction Apprentice Programs Face ‘New COVID-19 Learning Curve’

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
New COVID-19 restrictions are already affecting the Craft Worker pipeline, forcing many Apprenticeship and Training Programs to be shuttered or severely limited. Programs are turning to on-line resources, on-the-job training and socially distanced classes to continue critical workforce development. In the State of Washington, Training Programs are more»

Asurion Launches Tennessee’s First Software Engineer Apprenticeship Program For Employees

Published on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE) - Nashville-based Tech Care Company Asurion announced the company is launching Tennessee's first in-house Apprenticeship for Software Engineers, providing the company's Hourly Employees with the opportunity to up-skill into one of the most sought-after professional roles in the Metro Area. The company's Software Engineering more»

New York City Sheet Metal Apprentice ‘Stays On The Job During Pandemic In Order To Help Strengthen’ Area Hospitals

Published on Sunday, May 17, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Amanda Filpo is on the verge of completing her five-year Apprenticeship as a Local 28 Sheet Metal Worker - and she’s earned it. Filpo graduated from the Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) Building Trades program nearly seven years ago and will become a Mechanic in August. While she continues working 10-to-12-hour shifts more»

In Age Of COVID-19, ‘It’s Time To Take A Different Approach’ to Introducing Young People To A Career In The Trades: Students In Ohio ‘Get A Virtual Tour’ Of Unionized Plumbers & Pipefitters’ Apprenticeships

Published on Friday, May 15, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO) – Being selected for the Apprenticeship Program through U.A. Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 396 is similar to going to college with one major exception: students pay for higher education - while Apprentices get paid, says Rick Boyarko, the Union’s Apprenticeship Program’s Training Director. Competition is tough, but more»

Looking At Apprentices During This COVID-19 Pandemic: Meet IBEW Local 3 Apprentice Elsie Ingabire, Who Just Returned To Work After Month-Long Furlough

Published on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(NEW YORK CITY) - New Building Trades grad Elsie Ingabire recently returned to work after being furloughed for a month due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Ingabire left her construction job at Rockefeller Center on a Friday evening in early March, when she got a call from a supervisor telling her she was being furloughed. “I got a call as I was heading more»

‘One Of A Kind:’ Jolene Cicci ‘Is The Only’ Female Linewoman Employed By West Penn Power - “I ‘Don’t Think I’m The Only Woman In Pennsylvania That Can Do This Job.’”

Published on Monday, May 11, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WEST BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA) - Jolene Cicci, of West Bethlehem Township, is literally one of a kind. She’s the only female Linewoman among hundreds of Linemen who work for West Penn Power, and one of about five Linewomen who work throughout the parent company, FirstEnergy. “In ‘my opinion, in part it’s the physical more»

‘Good Advice’ From ‘Across The Pond:’ The Top 10 Tips For Apprentices ‘Continuing Their Training’ During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Published on Friday, May 8, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown in the United Kingdom – as well as the Coronavirus impacting the United States - has led to many Apprentices either working from home or being furloughed. Fortunately, in the vast majority of cases, this has not prevented Apprentices continuing on with training and their personal and professional development. more»

JCP&L Substation Electrician ‘Paves The Way For Women Interested In The Trade’

Published on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(LANDING, NEW JERSEY) - Stephanie Edwards is no stranger to the Electric Utility Industry. The Substation Electrician started her career at FirstEnergy in customer service and meter reading more than six years ago, before realizing she wanted to play more of a direct role in power distribution. “My father was a lineman and I have friends who work in more»

Southwest Philadelphia Resident Has ‘New Practical Career Prospects & Tangible Results’ Via Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Published on Monday, May 4, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA) - Growing up in Southwest Philadelphia, Allen Hood (pictured above) had been thinking about a career in commercial painting for many years. Beginning last September, that dream has become much more of a reality. “Through the Rebuild Program, I’ve ‘had a chance to go through an intensive course of study with more»

Tech Apprenticeships ‘Promise A New Path For Diverse’ Candidates

Published on Friday, May 1, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(SEATTLE, WASHINGTON) - When Aeone Singson graduated from Seattle Central Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science, her prospects for a career as a UX Designer had never seemed bleaker. At that point, she had spent years going to school on and off while working full-time minimum wage jobs to pay for tuition. When she finally more»

The U.S. Department Of Labor ‘Takes Small Steps Toward Expanding’ Apprenticeships

Published on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Next month, a new Department of Labor Rule aimed at making it easier for businesses to set up Apprenticeships will take effect. America’s Apprenticeship Programs, which lag behind much of the developed world in size and scope, is ripe for expansion. Though the Department of Labor Rule is a small step, it could help bring more»

From Our Friends Over In Australia: Trade Apprentices ‘Will Help Our Post-COVID-19 Recovery & We Need To Do More To Keep Them In Work’

Published on Sunday, April 26, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
The Australian Government needs to urgently act to protect Australia’s 180,000 Trade Apprentices from the economic effects of the Coronavirus. Advertised vacancies for new Apprentices have collapsed due to COVID-19 – from 1,731 vacancies in January to 880 in March 2020. If the trend continues over the next year it will lead to a loss of 35,000 more»

Student Completes ‘First-Of-Its-Kind’ Apprenticeship In Pella, Iowa – ‘Part Of A New And Expanding Work-Based Educational Program’ In Marion County

Published on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(PELLA, IOWA) - Charles Vander Velden, a 2019 graduate of Pella High School, became the first Registered Apprentice through the Career Academy of Pella, part of a new and expanding work-based educational program in Marion County. "Thanks to ‘everyone who helped me.’ This was a ‘big’ experience and ‘I'm glad I got to do more»

Ashley Morris Becomes Mon Power’s ‘First Female’ Line Worker In West Virginia – Morris ‘One Of Five’ Female Line Workers Employed By FirstEnergy’s 10 Electric Companies In Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland & West Virginia

Published on Sunday, April 19, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA) - With nearly 100 years of service to West Virginia customers, Mon Power made history when its first-ever female Line Worker joined the workforce in June. After graduating from college on a soccer scholarship in 2012, Ashley Morris worked as a Registered Operating Room Nurse for five years. Although she loved working in a more»

Expanding The Skills Of Young Mechanics Through Apprenticeships In Glenville, New York

Published on Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(GLENVILLE, NEW YORK) - Fixing cars is in Automotive Mechanical Technician Donni Karr’s blood, so it’s only fitting that it is also his last name. “Since I’m young, my mom would buy me a toy and I would take it apart and put it back together, so I feel it was from then,” Karr says. Now, he’s worked his way up in Mohawk more»

MedCerts Expands Health Care & IT Training Nationally Following USDOL Approval

Published on Monday, April 13, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(LIVONIA, MICHIGAN) - MedCerts, a national provider of on-line allied health care and IT training solutions in Livonia, has announced that its official Apprenticeship Program has been registered with the United States Department of Labor Apprenticeship Office (USDOL). With the approval, the program is now available nationally to MedCerts partners, more»

Apprenticeship Program ‘Will Pay Students To Play’ Video Games

Published on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA) - Many of the roughly 10,000 seniors who are graduating from Charlotte-Mecklenburg high schools this year are getting ready for another four years of education in college - but some, who want to skip the degree, may have a chance to get paid playing video games. Carolina Fintech Hub is recruiting CMS seniors for Charlotte's more»

Utility ‘Dives Into’ AR To Train Apprentices - MidAmerican ‘Uses Blend Of Augmented Reality & eBooks To Develop A Digital Curriculum’ For Its Apprenticeship Programs

Published on Monday, April 6, 2020 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(DES MOINES, IOWA) - Like many other utilities, MidAmerican Energy Company trained its Apprentices in a traditional classroom setting with large binders of information and how-to videos on VHS. After reviewing the materials in the classroom, Apprentices would practice hands-on activities with Trainers providing guidance and instruction. Today, the utility more»