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State: Michigan
Region: 2
Program Model: School-to-Apprenticeship and Internships
Description: School-to-Apprenticeships students will participate in a U.S. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training (BAT) program as they complete their graduation requirements. As part-time employees, they will receive structured on-the-job training combined with classroom work.
Population Served: Students
Industry: N/A
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Illinois
Region: 2
Program Model: Registered Apprenticeships
Description: The AHIMA Foundation's apprenticeships program will help to bridge the gap for graduating or post-certification student seeking career in HIM through paid apprenticeships, which will provide a clear pathway to full-time employment. The Foundation acts as a bridge between interested employers (sponsors), apprentices, and the
Population Served: Health Information Management professionals
Industry: Health
Contact Person: apprenticeship@ahimafoundation.org
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Illinois
Region: 2
Program Model: Pre-apprenticeships
Description: The Technical Opportunities Program (TOP) of the CWIT is a pre-apprenticeship program preparing women to compete for and succeed in construction apprenticeship programs and other related nontraditional occupations. CWIT offers three sessions of this 12-week, approximately 180 hour course, serving an average of 75 women annually.
Population Served: Women and people of color
Industry: Building construction and other nontraditional careers
Contact Person: cwitinfo@cwit2.org
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: One of the eligibility criteria of this program is to be "physically fit" which has implications for people with disabililities in the application/hiring process.
State: Ohio
Region: 2
Program Model: School-to-Apprenticeship
Description: A program that allows students at vocational schools to begin a career in the construction trades while still a high school student.
Population Served: Students
Industry: Carpentry
Electrical
HVAC
Pipefitting
Plumbing
and Sheet Metal
Contact Person: Mr. Paris Williams paris@ovabc.org or Mr. Jamie Carpenter jamie@ovabc.org
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Construction Education Foundation
Comments: The requirements for applying to the apprenticeship program are: Be at least 18 years of age, Possess a high school diploma or GED, Posses a valid driver’s license
State: Wisconsin
Region: 2
Program Model: Pre-Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships and Youth Apprenticeships
Description: The DWD provides a wide range of pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and youth apprenticeships in a variey of sectors for on the job training.
Population Served: Anyone who is 18 years of age or older
Industry: Construction, Industrical, and Services Trades, Healthcare, IT
Contact Person: dwd.wisconsin.gov/apprenticeship/contacts.htm
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Quad Graphics, MillerCoors, Manitowoc Crane, The Boldt Company, Harley Davidson and Johnson Controls,
Comments: N/A
State: Ohio
Region: 2
Program Model: Internships and Apprenticeships
Description: The school to apprenticeship program is designed to bridge the gap between the local school district and apprenticeship and industry. They maintain a cooperative partnership with the Ohio Career Exploration program that was initiated from Ohio State in 2014.
Population Served: High School Students
Industry: Construction, Carpentry, Telecommunication
Contact Person: Lynn Foran
lynn.foran@lakewoodcityschools.org
216-227-5962
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Ohio Development Services Agency
Comments: N/A
State: Ohio
Region: 2
Program Model: School-to-Work Apprenticeship
Description: The goal of this program is to place students in a registered apprenticeship program while attending high school. The program provides continuing education and work experience for students in vocational education. These students would be enrolled in registered apprenticeship programs through the involvement with employers having registered programs.
Population Served: High School Students
Industry: Vocational Education
Contact Person: Ron Bolender
937-372-6941 ext. 111
rbolender@greeneccc.com
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training & the Ohio Department of Education
Comments: N/A
State: Ohio
Region: 2
Program Model: Apprenticeship
Description: Accredited four-year program with a minimum of 144 classroom hours per year. The program is paid in full by the member contractor of the program.
Population Served: Electricians
Industry: Electrical Trades
Contact Person: IEC of Greater Cincinnati
586 Kings Run Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45232
Phone: (513) 542-0400
Fax: (513) 542-0151
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Illinois
Region: 2
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Healthcare careers accelarator
Population Served: N/A
Industry: Healthcare. The following are current offers: Hospital Coder; Clinincal Documentation Improvement Specialist, Business Analyst, Data Analyst
Contact Person: The AHIMA Foundation
233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-5809
Phone: +1 - 312-233-1131
Email: info@ahimafoundation.org
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: Many
Comments: N/A
State: Wisconsin
Region: 2
Program Model: Pre-Apprenticeships and Apprenticeships
Description: A defined path for Milwaukee residents and underrepresented minority groups to access registered apprenticeships in the skilled building trades. Tutoring.
Population Served: 18 years of age
Industry: Green jobs and Building Trades
Contact Person: webwrtp@wrtp.org
Phone: (414) 342-9787
Connected to VR: City of Milwaukee, industry partners, buinsess, unions
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: National/Multi-State
Region: 5
Program Model: Pre-apprenticeships
Description: Jobs for the Future (JFF) supports high-quality pre-apprenticeship programs as an accessible and effective gateway for underrepresented populations to enter apprenticeship programs. Supporting pre-apprenticeships to connect women and minorities to apprenticeships was one of the key strategies to place low-income adults into good careers during its five-year GreenWays Initiative.
Population Served: Women, People of Color, & Disconnected Youth
Industry: Construction Building and Manufacturing
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: JFF partners Southwest Housing Solutions, Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice, SER Metro, state and local Building and Construction Trades unions, and the Michigan Department of Transportation, and the United Way for Southeastern Michigan
Comments: N/A
State: National/Multi-State
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: The program is a collaboration with Unions to provide opportunities for individuals to gain skills for high-quality work and obtain middle-class jobs.
Population Served: Working People/industrial workers
Industry: Advanced Manufacturing and Hospitality
Contact Person: Amaya Smith (202) 637-5018
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: UNITE HERE restaurant and hospitality union, the AFL-CIO Industrial Union Council (IUC) and workforce intermediary organizations in the hotel, hospitality, culinary and advanced manufacturing industries
Comments: N/A
State: National/Multi-State
Region: 5
Program Model: Competency-Based Apprenticeships
Description: The NIMS Competency-Based Apprenticeship System brings national standards and third party objective assessments to the nation’s metalworking industry. The NIMS Competency Based Apprenticeship System brings national standards and third party objective assessments to the nation’s metal-working industry.
Population Served: Industrial workers
Industry: Advanced Manufacturing
Contact Person: NIMS staff at (703) 352-4971 or at support@nims-skills.org.
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide, International
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeship
Description: N/A
Population Served: Expressed commitment to "disAbility Hiring"
Industry: IT
Contact Person: dcareers@microsoft.com
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: OJT and educaiton. Started in 1974. 2 year program and 3 year program. Sponsorship- based, scholarships available
Population Served: varies
Industry: Culinary
Contact Person: apprenticeship@acfchefs.net or call (800) 624-9458.
Connected to VR: Yes
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Most ironworker apprenticeships last 3 or 4 years depending on the local union requirements. An ideal schedule provides equal training in structural, reinforcing, ornamental, welding, and rigging.
Population Served: Anyone, the only restriction is "drug free"
Industry: Welding
Contact Person: 1750 New York Avenue NW Suite 400
Washington, D.C.
PH: 202 383-4800 see here for names of local offices http://www.ironworkers.org/docs/default-source/apprenticeship/training-facility_directory_v8-16.pdf?sfvrsn=2 [PDF]
Connected to VR: Unknown
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide http://www.ua.org/locals
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: The program varies depending on the desired career and local requirements.
Population Served: N/A
Industry: plumber, pipefitter, sprinkler fitter, or service technician in the air conditioning/refrigeration field.
Contact Person: Three Park Place
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
phone: (410) 269-2000 / Fax: (410) 267-0262
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Labor and management; Local state offices
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide http://www.iuoe.org/our-locals/find-an-iuoe-local-union
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: N/A
Industry: heavy equipment operators, mechanics and surveyors, workers in operations and maintenance in building and industrial complexes
Contact Person: 202-429-100
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: A combination of on the job training and classroom instruction
Population Served: N/A
Industry: Miscellaneous construction workers; other trades; laborers
Contact Person: 202-942-2246
communications@liuna.org
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide http://www.iuoe.org/training/iuoe-job-corps
Region: 5
Program Model: Pre-Apprenticeship
Description: The Pre-Apprentice training, consists of approximately 30 percent classroom instruction and 70 percent hands-on equipment training. Approximately 1 per year.
Population Served: Youth (N=16,024)
Industry: heavy equipment operators, mechanics and surveyors, workers in operations and maintenance in building and industrial complexes.
Contact Person: see local information
Connected to VR: Yes
Partnerships: Job Corps U.S. Departments of Labor and Agriculture
Comments: N/A
State: Multiple
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Many
Industry: Electrical (residential and commercial)
Contact Person: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
900 Seventh Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: (202) 833-7000
Email: IBEW
Connected to VR: Here is an example of a local apprenticeship program http://jibei.org/apprentice.asp
Partnerships: Multiple
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Many including youth
Industry: Variety in Aerospace Industry
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide https://www.carpenters.org/council-embed/
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Not specified.Check with locals
Industry: Carpentry
Contact Person: https://www.carpenters.org/council-embed/
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Multiple. Connected to One-Stops.
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide https://www.neiep.org/About/bst-Location.aspx
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeship
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: High School or GED
Industry: Elevator constructor
Contact Person: National Elevator Industry Educational Program
11 Larsen Way, Attleboro Falls, MA 02763
(800) 228-8220
support@neiep.org
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: National
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: 4 years
Population Served: HS or GED, 18 years old
Industry: Boiler making
Contact Person: Boilermakers National Apprenticeship Program
753 State Avenue, Suite 754
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: (913)342-2100
Connected to VR: N
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: High School or GED, 18 years old, transportation- accessible
Industry: Drywall finisher, painter, floor coverer, glazier, sign and display
Contact Person: 7230 Parkway Drive, Hanover, MD 21076 | phone: 800-276-728
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: N/A
Industry: Bricklayers,Masons
Contact Person: Bob Arnold
National Director of Apprenticeship & Training
301-291-2101
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Pre-Apprenticeships and Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Not specified.Check with locals
Industry: Plasterers, Cement Masons
Contact Person: 620 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202.783.3788
Toll free: 1.888.880.8222
Email: askbac@bacweb.org
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: Refer to the International Masonry Institute for more information
State: Nationwide https://www.sheetmetal-iti.org/find-a-training-center
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Not specified.Check with locals
Industry: Sheet metal, refrigeration, roofing, welding
Contact Person: 8403 Arlington Blvd., Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22031 | 703-739-7200
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Registered Apprenticeships
Description: Participants receive classroom and online instruction, professional mentorship, and on-the-job training, as well as pre-employment and post-placement retention support.
Population Served: Pharmacy technicians
Industry: Health
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Oregon
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: The PCC Apprenticeship and Trades Programs offer students the opportunity to learn hands-on, on the-job training to become highly paid, skilled workers, with potential for long-term stability, and growth into management positions. PCC also provides Pre-Trade opportunities to students seeking an Apprenticeship or a career in the the Trades
Population Served: Students
Industry: Construction Trades
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Not specified.Check with locals
Industry: Roofing, waterproofing
Contact Person: JimH@unionroofers.com or United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, 1660 L Street N.W., Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20036
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A