Apprenticeship Building America

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The Apprenticeship Building America grant provides apprenticeship opportunities in the areas of public safety, health care, manufacturing, education, IT and child care. This grant is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

ABA focuses on reaching and engaging traditionally underserved and under-represented populations in a 10-county region in Southern Missouri with an emphasis on jobs in public safety.

Counties served through this grant include Greene, Barry, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Lawrence, Polk, Stone, Taney and Webster.

If you are interested in finding out more about Registered Apprenticeship opportunities in your county, please complete an interest form and a staff member will follow up with you within two business days.

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Join Us Dec. 1 for a Public Safety Registered Apprenticeship Briefing!

A Public Safety Registered Apprenticeship Briefing, designed to introduce local cities and counties to the registered apprenticeship model, is set for Thursday, December 1, from 9-11 a.m. at the Missouri Job Center, 2900 East Sunshine in Springfield.

The event will give area first responder agencies, including law enforcement, fire departments, and 911 dispatchers, the chance to learn about setting up a registered apprenticeship program to help create a pipeline of talent committed to careers in public safety.

The Apprenticeship Building America grant covers a 10-county region in southern Missouri including Greene, Barry, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Lawrence, Polk, Stone, Taney, and Webster. If your organization would like more information on starting a registered apprenticeship program, you may  register for the December 1 event by emailing Maddy at [email protected].