Benefits of Apprenticeship

Through a registered apprenticeship program, apprentices in advanced manufacturing learn in-demand skills under the guidance of a mentor. Apprentices receive regular wage increases and may qualify for college credit. At the conclusion of the apprenticeship, they earn an industry-recognized credential from the U.S. Department of Labor.

A registered apprenticeship also benefits employers. Through apprenticeship, manufacturers can:

  • Fill skills gaps
  • Standardize training across sites
  • Improve safety and productivity
  • Reduce turnover and recruiting costs
  • Build a program customized to company needs

Below is a list of employers working in partnership with Apprenticeship Works:

  • Allegion: Illinois
  • Armstrong Flooring: West Virginia
  • Brinker Machine: West Virginia
  • Cyclops Industries: West Virginia
  • E&E Manufacturing: Tennessee
  • Elyria Foundry: Ohio
  • Europtec: West Virginia
  • General Stamping & Metalworks: Indiana
  • Gestamp: West Virginia, Tennessee
  • GKN Automotive: North Carolina
  • Green Bank Observatory: West Virginia
  • Hodge Foundry: Pennsylvania
  • Huntington Plating: West Virginia
  • Kamtek: Alabama
  • Kobay-South: Tennessee
  • Koppers Inc.: West Virginia
  • Level 1 Fasteners: West Virginia
  • Mann-Hummel: Tennessee
  • Martin Engineering: Illinois
  • Meggitt: Kentucky
  • Micro Machine Works: Ohio
  • Mohawk Industries: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington
  • SPS Technologies: Pennsylvania
  • T & C Stamping: Alabama
  • Unipres: Tennessee
  • U.S. Navy: California
  • Weyerhaeuser: West Virginia, North Carolina, Michigan
  • Xuron: Maine

For information on how your company can launch a registered apprenticeship program, contact Lucinda Curry here.

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