An apprenticeship program is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where an individual can obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction, mentorship, and a portable and nationally-recognized credential. As an apprentice, you will “earn as you learn,” working full-time at an employer company and attending class two nights a week at a local community college. The following apprenticeship programs focus on careers in the manufacturing industry: welding, machining, and industrial maintenance. The apprenticeships will launch August of 2020 alongside the beginning of the fall semester at Lawson State and Jefferson State Community Colleges.
Advanced Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship Programs
Advanced manufacturing technicians use innovative technologies to produce high-quality products and supplies for a variety of industries. Individuals who train for the technical skills needed in today’s manufacturing environment will find a diverse selection of career paths.
An apprenticeship program is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where an individual can obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction, mentorship, and a portable and nationally-recognized credential. As an apprentice, you will “earn as you learn,” working full-time at an employer company and attending class two nights a week at a local community college.
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***The Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship program is currently accepting applications until Friday, July 31st, 2020. The Welding and Machining Apprenticeships are not open for applications at this time.
Please use the button below to register for the Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship program.
Choose One of The Following Manufacturing Apprenticeship Programs:
What is a registered apprenticeship?
Why pursue an apprenticeship?
When and where are classes held for the Manufacturing Apprenticeship Programs?
Where will I receive on-the-job training?
How long are the manufacturing apprenticeships?
The machining and industrial maintenance apprenticeship programs will last approximately four years (8,000 hours on-the-job training ), which includes two years of classroom instruction two nights per week and full-time employment.
How much money will I make?
Who is eligible?
How do I apply?
Following your application submission, you will receive additional information, including day/time to interview and a skills assessment (only applicable to IT apprenticeship). Please bring a resume to the interview. Following the interview, you will be contacted directly by the company with follow-up steps. Each apprentice must then adhere to the college’s admissions requirements prior to beginning of the semester.
If you have questions, please contact Morgan Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-719-3224.
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I’m a business. What is the benefit of having an apprenticeship program?
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I’m a business. How do I get involved?
The sponsor will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability, or if they are a person 40 years or older. The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under 29 CFR | 30.