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Earn while you Learn!

Apprenticeships are  employer-based programs that help workers learn specialized skills needed in today’s work environment, combining on-the-job learning with related classroom instruction.

Students earn recognized credentials, while employers develop a talented team and close the skills gap.  Apprenticeships are esteemed opportunities!

Note: To be eligible for an Apprenticeship, you must be currently taking courses in the relevant Career Technical program.

Why should I choose an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are a great alternative pathway to a successful career

 

Benefits of apprenticeship include:
  • Hands-on learning and job-related classroom or technical training provided
  • Wages that increase as new skills are learned
  • Earn credentials, certifications, and college degrees
  • Jump-start your career, supporting yourself and your family while learning
  • Local employers offering apprenticeships give you the opportunity for a career close to home

Just some of the apprenticeship opportunities offered by employers in the Wiregrass include those listed below, though there are many others:

  • Automotive Technician
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • IT Desk Specialist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Ms. Martha Compton

Associate Dean, Career and Technical Education
Email: mcompton@wallace.edu
Phone: 334-556-6822

‘The ultimate goal of education is to spark a pursuit of knowledge and gain skills for the perfect career’ -Martha Compton