09 Aug '18, 2pm

#Pamplona Apprenticeships Help Relieve Transportation's Technician Shortages

In an effort to revitalize apprenticeships, the Department of Labor (DOL) in 2015 awarded American Apprenticeship Grants to 46 public-private partnerships. The winning grantees will train and hire more than 34,000 new apprentices in industries such as health care, IT, and public transportation. The Transportation Learning Center was selected to develop and implement registered apprenticeship programs in five transit occupations, including transit coach operator, rail vehicle maintenance, rail signals maintenance, transit elevator-escalator maintenance, and bus maintenance. The Center, based in Silver Spring, Md., (www.transportcenter.org ) is a non-profit national organization that develops and supports technical training partnerships for front-line workers in public transportation, primarily technicians and vehicle operators. Since 2001, the Center has also supported trai...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/bus/article/730688/apprenti...

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