What do a CNC machine operator, a robotics technician, and a technical sales person all have in common? They are all jobs that can be learned through an apprenticeship. While 75 years ago the apprenticeship system started in construction and other skilled trades, today there are apprenticeships in over 1,000 occupations – including emerging careers in Advanced Manufacturing.
Come hear about the resources available to Massachusetts manufacturers to start and register an apprenticeship program, from exploring the apprenticeship model as a workforce strategy to launching a new program. Whether you’re a business or labor organization, an industry association or another kind of workforce intermediary, a community college or the public workforce system, or a community-based or service organization, we invite you to join us to…
- Explore apprenticeship as a strategy to meet your needs for skilled workers
- Partner with key players in your region to develop an apprenticeship program
- Build the core components of your apprenticeship program
- Register your program to join the apprenticeship network
- Launch your new Registered Apprenticeship program
Businesses that use apprenticeship reduce worker turnover by fostering greater employee loyalty, increasing productivity, and improving the bottom line.
Apprenticeships offer workers a way to start new careers with good wages.