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“Electronics Apprentice – Success story in the Valley” – With so much of today’s world revolving around electronics, it takes a lot of people to keep those parts running smoothly. One man who had an interest at a young age is making it his career. Posted October 2nd, 2019
Work Based Learning is a “thing” in Virginia’s high school landscape. Creating good citizens can be accomplished in many ways. Youth Registered Apprenticeship and all forms of Registered Apprenticeship provide an opportunity to become a great employee. These schools have “Planted a Flag” to show that they have worked with DOLI and community employers to offer apprenticeship. Are you next?
Posted May 5th, 2021
March is Women’s History Month. Registered Apprenticeship recognizes all those who helped to advance career opportunities for women. For more on Women in Construction, check out the article on the NAWIC website- Posted February 5th, 2019
Shop Class is Back! – Shop class is making a comeback in Texas, where immigration enforcement has left the construction industry with a lack of skilled workers – Posted January 08th, 2018
Licensing Requirement Update – Please note that recent changes have been made regarding the Barber occupation in Virginia. To view more information on the update visit the DPOR website. – Posted December 12th, 2018
Esthetics Registered Apprenticeship Program – Introducing a new Esthetics Registered Apprenticeship Program. To view the details, visit the link at the DPOR website – Posted October 5th, 2018
The construction industry is heavily male-dominated, and that needs to change (Dallas Morning News) A Registered Apprenticeship Consultant can help your construction, or skilled trades firm recruit and select women into your industry and expand your hiring options. Reach out to a Consultant near you. – Posted September 7th, 2018
Southside Virginia Community College – Posted August 8th, 2018
Workforce Shortages – The Commodity of Skills (as seen on Construction Dive) – Posted August 9th, 2018
US adults think apprenticeships, not college, make them more employable – Posted August 20th, 2018