Apprenticeship was celebrated this week! NSUJL honored National Apprenticeship Appreciation Week (November 12-18) and furthermore leaders in business, labor, education, and other partners. It provided an opportunity to showcase an appreciation for the apprentice. Therefore, National Apprenticeship Appreciation Week highlights the benefits in preparing a high-skilled workforce to meet employer’s needs.
What are the advantages of an apprenticeship?
- Apprenticeships are structured.
- Apprenticeships give training towards qualification for skills in the industry.
- To be employed, in a high paying career, therefore will give financial stability throughout a lifetime.
- The ability to earn while you learn.
- There is no need for student loans.
- There is a high demand for skilled workers.
The North Eastern Joint Apprenticeship and Training (NEAT) in the outside Electrical Industry, as a Journeyman Lineman member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (I.B.E.W.)
The NEAT program taught through on the job training, home study, and classroom instruction. NEAT is an Area Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee program. The program was based on Electrical Training Alliance (formally N.J.A.T.C.) and the curriculum included 7,000 hours and 3 1/2 years of study, training, and exams. Therefore, graduates earned 25 semester hours of college credit towards the American Council on Education.
Do you know an amazing apprentice that deserves to have their talents shine? Therefore, in celebration of National Apprenticeship Appreciation Week, NSUJL wants to give a shout out to a talented apprentice and give them a chance to win a $100.00 Amazon Gift card.
Click the link to Nominate! The announcement of the winner will be on Monday, Nov. 19th.