Posts Tagged with ‘apprenticeship’

Manufacturers and Colleges Work Together on Career Pathways

October 19, 2015

Skilled workers are desperately needed in manufacturing due to growth, a retiring workforce, and reshoring. This article explains how many manufacturers are collaborating with local community colleges to develop career pathways and training opportunities to get students trained and working as soon as possible. Elgin Community College (ECC), for example, has trained students for careers […]

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ThyssenKrupp Presta Camshaft Works with DACC to Introduce Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program

October 9, 2015

ThyssenKrupp Presta Camshaft in Danville has developed a Mechatronics Apprenticeship program that was recently accredited by the US Department of Labor. Their two-year program introduces students to manufacturing, engineering, safety, and more. ThyssenKrupp developed the program with Danville Area Community College (DACC), and based it on the college’s Mechatronics Certification program. Click here to read […]

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Waubonsee to Offer College Credit for On-the-Job Skills Training

July 30, 2014

Waubonsee Community College in Aurora, IL will offer up to 45 college credits for skills learned on the job, through apprenticeship, or through military service. As part of a federal initiative overseen by US Departments of Education and Labor, Waubonsee will seek to bridge the gap between learning on the job and the earning of […]

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