Apprenticeship

DGAP-News: 132 trainees set to launch their careers at KION Group in 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:02am

Within its brand companies Linde, STILL, and Dematic, as well as at KION Group IT, the KION Group employs almost 600 vocational and degree apprentices at nine locations in Germany, including the latest recruits.

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  • Within its brand companies Linde, STILL, and Dematic, as well as at KION Group IT, the KION Group employs almost 600 vocational and degree apprentices at nine locations in Germany, including the latest recruits.
  • "The large number of applicants shows that our innovative products and growth areas make the KION Group an attractive employer for young people," says Anke Groth, Labor Relations Director and Chief Financial Officer of KION GROUP AG.
  • As they begin their training with the KION Group companies at the start of August or September, the new apprentices will be laying the foundation for their future careers.
  • KION Group IT, Linde, and STILL are organizing 'Welcome Days' and induction weeks to help the new starters settle in.

Woz Enterprise Launches Federally Recognized Technology Apprenticeship with University of Phoenix

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Woz Enterprise a division of Woz U and University of Phoenix are bringing the technology and education sectors together to launch a U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Program to address the widening technology skills gap and put Americans to work.

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  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Woz Enterprise a division of Woz U and University of Phoenix are bringing the technology and education sectors together to launch a U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Program to address the widening technology skills gap and put Americans to work.
  • Woz Enterprise builds and delivers the customized technology curricula that can result in credits toward a University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT).
  • "University of Phoenix is pleased to work with Woz U to provide an unprecedented education pathway that includes validated learning outcomes for community college graduates."
  • Building on its initial, groundbreaking alliance with University of Phoenix and Infosys, Woz Enterprise will be working to expand and broaden the scope of the apprenticeship program.

Vorboss Limited Sees Growth With Virtual Recruitment

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 9:00am

Driving recruitment has been at the forefront for Vorboss Limited as they recently announced their headcount has grown by 25% over the coronavirus lockdown period.

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  • Driving recruitment has been at the forefront for Vorboss Limited as they recently announced their headcount has grown by 25% over the coronavirus lockdown period.
  • The telecommunications company was quick to adapt and develop its processes to facilitate hiring virtually, ensuring that recruitment plans would not be put on hold.
  • Vorboss were also expected to host an apprentice recruitment day back in April with The ITP who have previously supported the company in hiring a number of apprentices.
  • New employees were also inducted through the same online system which has proved successful to create a seamless onboarding experience.

Author Of Choosing College Encourages Students to Use the Pandemic to Make a Difference

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 8:00am

NEW YORK, July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- New research indicates that almost a quarter of students are rethinking college plans, including taking a gap year.

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  • NEW YORK, July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- New research indicates that almost a quarter of students are rethinking college plans, including taking a gap year.
  • A potential semester online plus restrictions in travel and high tuition costs are the main drivers of students' decisions.
  • Rubin, Founder of CMRubinWorld, Michael Horn, author of Choosing College, speaks about the future of education during the pandemic.
  • He advises turning this year of discovery into "gap bursts," using jobs, internships, apprenticeships and online courses to help students get on a path to success.

MaintenX International Technician Recognized as 2020 RACCA Apprentice of the Year

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 9:00pm

TAMPA, Fla., July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MaintenX International, one of the nation's largest self-performing providers of commercial facility maintenance, is proud to announce that MaintenX HVAC/R technician Dagner Espinosa was named as the 2020 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Contractors Association (RACCA) Apprentice of the Year.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MaintenX International, one of the nation's largest self-performing providers of commercial facility maintenance, is proud to announce that MaintenX HVAC/R technician Dagner Espinosa was named as the 2020 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Contractors Association (RACCA) Apprentice of the Year.
  • Espinosa is not the first MaintenX team member to earn this prestigious honor; technician Dustin Watkins received the 2019 RACCA Apprentice of the Year award.
  • "We are thrilled to have Dagner as part of the MaintenX team.
  • Even though applicants may have completed an apprenticeship, MaintenX candidates go through a careful and thorough hiring process.

PHOTO RELEASE — The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding Approved as an Institution of Higher Education

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 5:15pm

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that The Apprentice School at its Newport News Shipbuilding division has been approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to operate as a postsecondary institution.

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  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that The Apprentice School at its Newport News Shipbuilding division has been approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to operate as a postsecondary institution.
  • Final approval of the degree programs by the Council of Occupational Education is expected to be made later this year.
  • This is an historic milestone for The Apprentice School, said Xavier Beale, Newport News Shipbuildings vice president of trades.
  • The Apprentice School affords apprentices the opportunity to earn academic degrees through its existing partnerships with institutions of higher education.

On the Road Garage Opens First Location in Irving, Announces Technology-Forward Apprenticeships and Online Training

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 4:34pm

The Perot Foundation contributed $3 million in seed funding for On the Road Garage, which is rebuilding more than cars.

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  • The Perot Foundation contributed $3 million in seed funding for On the Road Garage, which is rebuilding more than cars.
  • On the Road Garage is now taking applications for year-long paid apprenticeships starting in September.
  • In partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission, On the Road Garages online training course launched in July offering certification in ADAS technology.
  • On the Road Garage launched in 2020 as a unique tech-focused collision repair business and training program to fill a skills gap and talent pipeline shortage.

The Road Ahead To Recovery

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 3:50pm

In the context of the current pandemic, the construction industry is not only a critical industry segment to measure the recovery of the nation, but it is also well placed in the eyes of US adults to help get the economy back on track.

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  • In the context of the current pandemic, the construction industry is not only a critical industry segment to measure the recovery of the nation, but it is also well placed in the eyes of US adults to help get the economy back on track.
  • decentralized and scattered across the nation in communities of all sizes and backgrounds.
  • [The same APCO Insight Survey found: 90 percent of Americans agreed "apprenticeships & credentialing programs can lead to good paying jobs and career paths."]
  • CIRT's mission is to be "a force for positive change in the design and construction community.

Government of Canada invests in supports for apprentices to complete their training and find work in the skilled trades

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 5:24pm

The Investments in Training Equipment Stream (Stream 1) helps unions purchase training equipment.

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  • The Investments in Training Equipment Stream (Stream 1) helps unions purchase training equipment.
  • Continuous technological change puts pressure on training providers to ensure workers are developing the right skills needed on the job site.
  • The Innovation in Apprenticeship Stream (Stream 2)supports innovation and broad-based partnerships to address challenges that limit apprenticeship outcomes in Canada.
  • To support targeted groups facing barriers to succeed in the skilled trades, the Government of Canada launched the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women.

DGAP-News: Vonovia SE: Vonovia to Create 100 Additional Apprenticeships

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 8:01am

At a time when career prospects for young people are looking uncertain, Vonovia SE ("Vonovia") is setting an example.

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  • At a time when career prospects for young people are looking uncertain, Vonovia SE ("Vonovia") is setting an example.
  • The Bochum-based real estate company is creating 100 additional apprenticeships in the trades across Germany.
  • Including the company's commercial apprentices, this will allow 265 career entrants to start their vocational training at Vonovia, the highest number ever recorded.
  • "We see the decision to increase the number of apprenticeships that we offer as part of our social responsibility.