National Apprenticeship Week kicks off

Monday kicks off National Apprenticeship Week and in honor of that -- LCC along with Lane CTE are hosting an event and inviting apprentices, industry partners, or anyone interested in an apprenticeship to attend.

Posted: Nov 11, 2019 6:43 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Monday kicks off National Apprenticeship Week, and in honor of that, Lane Community College and Lane CTE are hosting an event and inviting apprentices, industry partners or anyone interested in an apprenticeship to attend.

Wednesday LCC will hold their annual celebration of apprenticeship featuring guest speakers, recognition of Lane's apprentices and networking opportunities.

It will be held in LCC's main campus building and begins at 6 p.m.

Lane CTE also recently announced the Lane pre-apprenticeship construction technology program. It is a program set to help high school students be competitive for apprenticeship programs and jobs in skilled trades after graduation.

Over the course of the program, pre-apprentices will gain dual-credit from LCC along with guarantees of future job interviews from participating local businesses.

The program will be will be piloted at Mohawk and Springfield high schools with plans for a broader rollout to more high schools across Lane County in the future.

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