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Apprenticeship gives businesses a powerful recruitment tool

Develop a more robust and diverse talent pipeline
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I’m a big proponent that talent can come from anywhere, not just college graduates. It’s  hard to find talent in our industry so we were delighted when SLO partners offered to help. We liked that they were training people with different types of backgrounds to secure jobs locally – it was ideal.

Trevor Fry

Development Director, Dassault/IQMS

We’ve been very successful with the candidates we’ve gotten from SLO Partners. The program takes people with the base skills that are needed for an advanced manufacturing career and then exposes them to the terminology and tools needed for a business like us which is exactly what we need.

Ty Safrino

Owner, CEO, Trust Automation

This program provides students with the skills needed to go straight into the workforce and bring value right off the bat. This fast tracks the on-the-job training process and is a huge benefit to employers. There’s a great need for qualified candidates.

Daniel Lehmkuhl

Operations Manager, Injectors Direct

What is Apprenticeship?

Companies like Apple, Adobe and IBM have proven Apprentice programs as an innovative approach for hiring essential workers for in-demand jobs. Now more than ever, Americans need educational options and career pathways which are cost effective and oriented to delivering skilled careers and stable employment. While it is used in traditional industries such as construction and manufacturing, apprenticeship is also instrumental for training and development in growing industries, such as information technology. After an intensive bootcamp, apprentices are hired by employers and receive a paycheck from the first day of work.

All of the apprentices represent a skill set that we have found incredibly hard to find. I commend your program!

– ryan dunn, ceo mantis composites

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Our partners play a critical role in driving our mission. Become a partner, and you will play a part in steering our bootcamp curriculum, get first look at our grads, and be included in marketing material.


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