Apprenticeship Transition Specialist Fall Meeting November 15, 2018
Sponsorship • 21 of 22 TCSG Colleges are approved Registered Apprenticeship Sponsors • We do all the paperwork • No cost to the company
Easy Process • Apprentices enters the admissions process at a college • Class schedule is centered around work schedule • Apprentice enters agreement with training provider and company
Process Continued… • Apprentice earns a wage; earns increases during mastery of skills throughout the program • Apprentice may earn academic credit with credential and a national registered apprenticeship certificate.
A Registered Apprenticeships are flexible, customized, proven business model for building workforce . • Industry • Leads • Apprenticeship Is a Job • Instructional Component Employers are the foundation of every apprenticeship program and lead apprentice selection, curriculum design, and program operation. Apprenticeship has an educational / training component which can include community college or Apprenticeship Training Center courses. • Apprenticeship is a job with a paid work component.
Credit Academics • Supported by Hope Grant funding • Can use other traditional financial aid to pay for the training • Academic programs already in place • Apprentice receives academic credit for completion from the college
Non-CreditAcademics • Can customize training to specific company needs • More flexible schedule • Apprentice cannot use financial aid or other grant fundsavailable to students in credit programs • Apprentice does not receive academic credit for completion from the college
Win-Win for the Employer • Loyal workforce • Focus on company specific training • Create own pipeline for company • Potential cost savings
Win-Win for the Employee • Earn as you learn • Clear career path • Motivation to learn new skills and move up • Opportunity to gain credentials
Win-Win for the College • Greater engagement with our industry partners • Students have an incentive to finish their program • Students’ work experiences enhance classroom performance
Facts : • Apprenticeship programs are found in businesses of all sizes and in a range of industries • Apprenticeships have been created in all sorts of occupations not just construction and skilled crafts • Over 90% of Apprentices stay with a company after completion of the program
Local Workforce and WIOA • Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) • Available for programs and individuals deemed eligible by the Local Workforce Development Office
WIOA • WIOA funds may be used towards: • Training costs • RTI and OJT • Wage reimbursements: • up to 75% of total apprentice(s) wage(s) • Supportive Services • Uniforms, transportation costs, child care, etc.
Apprenticeships -TCSG 478 404 TCSG Growth 18% AY 2018 AY2017
Georgia by the Numbers • Apprentice Count FY2011- 4732 • Apprentice Count FY2017- 8109 Growth – 71.4%
In Summary…Registered Apprenticeship provides: • Apprenticeship supports the development of highly-skilled employees by: • Reducing turnover rates, • Increasing productivity and lowering the cost of recruitment • Customizing training that meets industry standards tailored to the specific needs of businesses • Builds knowledge through on-the-job learning from an experienced mentor, alongside academic coursework. • There may be other grant funded incentives for employers
Apprenticeship Support Team Bill Kraus State Director Office of Apprenticeship US Department of Labor Kraus.William@dol.gov Sonya Lovelady Apprenticeship and Training Representative Office of Apprenticeship US Department of Labor email@example.com Holly Free Apprenticeship Manager Office of Workforce Development Technical College System of Georgia firstname.lastname@example.org 404-679-1695 George Schramm Sr. Apprenticeship Specialist Office of Workforce Development Technical College System of Georgia email@example.com (404) 679-1364 Jasmine Carr Apprenticeship Specialist Office of Workforce Development Technical College System of Georgia firstname.lastname@example.org (404) 982-4930