National Apprenticeship Week 2016

Oct 31, 2016 | National Models |

One of Ohio TechNet’s major focuses is to promote on-the-job training and apprenticeships which makes National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) such an exciting opportunity. Therefore, we are encouraging our partners to provide opportunities during this week for local job seekers and students to see the benefits of this style of learning in Ohio. National Apprenticeship Week is November 14 – 20, 2016, and the NAW website has been updated to include a real-time list of all registered events.


President Barack Obama proclaimed the week of November 2, 2015, as the first Annual National Apprenticeship Week, also referred to as NAW. Across the nation through over 300 events in 47 states, communities large and small recognized the important role Apprentices play in offering employers an opportunity to develop a highly skilled workforce to help grow their business and career seekers the chance to earn a salary while learning the skills necessary to succeed.

This November 14 – 20, 2016 we will celebrate the second annual National Apprenticeship Week and we want this year’s celebration to be bigger and touch even more communities. NAW offers Registered Apprenticeship Sponsors the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities, and apprentices, and gives Employers, Education, Industry Associations, Labor, Elected officials and other critical partners the opportunity to highlight how Registered Apprenticeship meets their needs for a skilled workforce.



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Ohio NAW Event Locations

Columbus Sheet Metal Apprenticeship

Career Center Visit, Tour & Build Tool Boxes
Eastland Career Center and Fort Hayes Career Center will bring welding students for a tour and learn about the Sheet Metal Apprenticeship. They will have lunch with us and build a Tool Tray that the student gets to take with them.

Columbus Sheet Metal Workers Apprenticeship
11/15/2016 – 09:00 AM
3031 Lamb Avenue
Columbus, OH, 43219

INDUSTRY: Construction

For More Event Information
Rob Gartner
(614) 471-3107

FTIOR – Finishing Trades Institute of the Ohio Region

Open House/Facilities Tour
ACE (Architecture-Construction-Engineering) Mentor Program. High School juniors, and seniors will attend the apprentice training center to learn about what the IUPAT (International Union of Painters and Allied Trades) offers to the community. The participants will learn about the finishing trades; painter, drywall finisher, glazier and sign and display trades. They will have an opportunity to some various hands-on participation in the various trades.

11/19/2016 – 09:00 AM
8257 Dow Circle
Strongsville, OH, 44136

INDUSTRY: Construction

For More Event Information
George Boots
(440) 239-4575

Area 10 Workforce Development Board

Open House/Facilities Tour The Area 10 Workforce Development Board will hold its regular meeting at the North Central State College’s Kehoe Center. The James W. Kehoe Center for Advanced Learning opened its doors in January, 2002, and has hosted statewide workforce development visionaries and programs, fully utilizing its conference facilities and training labs. It houses a nationally recognized Integrated Systems Technology laboratory and the regional Advanced Manufacturing Tool & Die Center, as well as an Enterprise Ohio Network’s SkillsMAX Center. The University Center at Kehoe offers baccalaureate and graduate degree completion programs through NC State’s many university partners. Each April, prominent entrepreneurs are inducted to the prestigious North Central Ohio Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame, also housed in the Kehoe Center.

The James W. Kehoe Center for Advanced Learning

11/15/2016 – 11:30 AM

175 Mansfield Ave Shelby, OH, 4875

INDUSTRY: Advanced Manufacturing

For More Event Information
Teresa Alt (419) 774-5442

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