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What is an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally recognized credential.

Does your business...

  • Have trouble recruiting a skilled workforce?
  • Have difficulty retaining talent?
  • Want a more diversified talent pool?
  • Need to train and educate staff to meet specific needs?

If you answered "yes" to one of these questions, apprenticeships may be your answer!

Apprenticeships benefit workers...

Education

Gain knowledge with structured learning and on-the-job training.

Credentials

Enhance your resume with industry-recognized credentials.

Paid Job

Earn a competitive wage from day one.

Apprenticeships benefit employers...

Skilled Workforce

Recruit and develop a highly-skilled workforce.

 

Reduce Turnover

Minimize cost with reduced turnover and liability.

Retain Workers

94% of apprentices continue employment after completion.

Impact Your Bottom Line

Improve productivity, profitability,
and your bottom line.

 

Customizable Training

Create flexible training options that ensure workers develop the right skills.

Diversity

Foster a diverse and inclusive culture.

Learn more about Apprenticeships at MAC!

Mineral Area College’s Office of Workforce Development offers customized training courses and services to enhance employees’ careers, improve business effectiveness, and support returning adult learners. We adapt to the evolving needs of our community industries to produce programs that positively impact the local economy.

Michele Shore
Director of Workforce Development
mshore@MineralArea.edu
(573) 518-2234

Stacey Wideman
Program Support Specialist
swideman@MineralArea.edu
(573) 518-2145

Tina Miller
Program Support Specialist
tmiller@MineralArea.edu
(573) 518-3840