SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2017

Tampa Convention Center • Tampa, FL USA

306: Apprenticeship Programs & Workforce Development

  • Room: 10
  • Seminar Number: 306
Wednesday, September 20, 2017: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
/ CEU Credits:1.5

Speaker(s)

Speaker
Joe Calnan
Boatbuilder / educator
Calnan Boatbuilding and Joinery
Moderator
Pamela Lendzion
Executive Director
American Boat Builders & Repairers Association
Speaker
Susan Swanton
Executive Director
Maine Marine Trades Association

Description

For several years, a group of marine industry leaders has been working with the New Zealand Marine Industry Association to develop and register a post-secondary earn-and-learn model of education with the US Office of Apprenticeship. Once registered, this program will provide an apprenticeship training standard and curriculum for competency-based, on-the-job skills training. The program provides support for employers, mentors, and trainers. It includes a train-the-trainer class as well as support and guidance for mentors. User-friendly assessment tools have been developed to track the apprentice's progress.  After completing the program, the apprentice will earn a nationally recognized credential from the US Department of Labor and Training. Join this interactive seminar to discuss the return on investment and employer support required to make the program work.


Sponsored by:

ABBRA

ABBRA