Apprenticeship is a method of training individuals in a trade using a combination of on-the-job skills development and classroom/lab related instruction.
If you enjoy exploring the latest technology used in the field, working with your hands, and earning while you learn, an apprenticeship may be a great opportunity for you!
In an apprenticeship, you earn a salary from day one with guaranteed raises over time as you learn new skills.
There are nine programs at Wiregrass that are approved for the apprenticeship program:
- Automotive Technology
- CNC Specialist
- Computer Information Systems
- Diesel Truck Maintenance
- Industrial Systems Technology
- Precision Machining & Manufacturing (Previously Machine Tool Technology)
- Welding and Joining Technology
And more programs are being approved all the time!
Apprenticeship is a proven solution for businesses to recruit, train, and retain highly skilled workers.
- Highly-skilled employees
- Reduced turnover costs
- Higher productivity
- More diverse workforce
“We are pleased with our apprentice. There is a serious lack of talent out there. These guys who are willing to come out of high school and enter a high demand program like this can eventually make more money than those in a management position!”
-- Jimmy Kitchens,
American Truck Parts, Inc.
“We have seen great results from the apprenticeship program with Wiregrass and look forward to participating in the future!”
-- Kurt Deen, General Manager,
Midway Truck, Inc.
“We are proud to be a part of the apprenticeship program with Wiregrass!”
-- Rickey Hicks, Service Manager