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2013-04-24 12:31:02

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 1 and 2, nearly 1,000 people will gather at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex for the National Craft Championships (NCC), an annual event that draws the construction industry's top apprentices and trainees and pits them against each other over the course of two days. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130424/CG00899) The young men and women who are competing in 13 different categories represent more than five...

2013-03-22 12:27:00

OTTAWA, March 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Building Trades and its nearly 500,000 members represent the most skilled trades workforce worldwide.  The skills our members obtain come from superb in school instruction and from first class on the job mentoring.  The Federal government's budget for 2013 - 2014 will significantly increase our ability to deliver the skilled trades workforce of tomorrow and for that we commend Minister Flaherty. The Canada Jobs Grant will allow...

2013-03-18 08:35:09

HATFIELD, England, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- March 14, 2013, EE [http://ee.co.uk ], the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today announced plans to recruit 500 apprentices by 2015 as part of its commitment to provide the UK's best network and the best service, boost the local economy in areas where EE operates, and help get young people into work. The successful candidates will join EE's Customer and Retail teams across the UK on a 15-month...

2012-11-28 12:22:36

WATERFORD, Conn., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion signed an agreement today with the Connecticut Department of Labor certifying two apprenticeship programs at Millstone Power Station, opening the door for veterans participating in the training to apply for federal GI Bill benefits. "Dominion recognizes, honors and recruits military veterans who have served our country," said Millstone Site Vice President Steve Scace. "We need experienced team players to keep our company moving...

2012-11-14 12:22:54

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) has announced an apprenticeship partnership with the Alameda Point Collaborative and the San Leandro Adult School to provide career opportunities in landscaping for low-income residents of the Collaborative. "This is the first Landscaping Apprenticeship program in the state and we are thrilled to forge new avenues to employment with the...

2012-11-13 08:24:59

CAPP joins industry leaders in supporting skills development programs to address growing skilled labor shortages OTTAWA, Nov. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Skills/Compétences Canada, a not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies, today announced the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has signed on as a Presenting Sponsor of the 2013 Skills Canada National Competition. The annual Competition tests the best and...

2012-10-10 03:20:31

LONDON, October 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lord Sebastian Coe KBE, Kit Malthouse, Deputy Mayor for London for Business and Enterprise, Government Chief Construction Advisor Paul Morrell OBE and Andrew Amery from LOCOG are just some of the keynote speakers participating in the Working Building Series over the next two days. The annual gathering for those working within facilities and energy management, building services and security kicked off today at London's Olympia....

2012-09-19 06:20:30

DUBLIN, September 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAT has announced it will replace the current training system in its Apprentices School with a dual one, based on the German system. This will combine theory and practice, and provide students with solid professional experience. The new syllabus will increase the number of hours by 57% (from 2,950 to 4,625) in comparison to the current system, and gives equal importance to training and work in terms of hours. The new dual...

2012-08-01 14:20:17

Only 70 Apprenticeship Programs Out of 24,000 Nationwide Received Awards ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's (ACFEF) apprenticeship program with the U.S. Army was one of 70 apprenticeship programs nationwide recognized today in Washington, D.C., by the U.S. Department of Labor as a 21(st) Century Registered Apprenticeship Trailblazer and Innovator. The award was presented during a summit to...

2012-07-13 23:01:23

The government has introduced a new round of funding for higher apprenticeship schemes, according to National Apprenticeship Service London, UK (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Leading learning management software provider Perspective has welcomed the introduction of a host of new apprenticeship funding programmes. Announced by business secretary Vince Cable, the new higher apprenticeship schemes will involve a number of sectors ranging from carbon engineering and aviation through to legal services....