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How do I become an apprentice?

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If you are a student or parent interested in learning more about apprenticeship opportunities in Greene, Jones or Lenoir Counties, please contact Dawn Kantz, Associate Dean of Workforce Development at 252-233-6835 or email dkkantz79@lenoircc.edu to coordinate a meeting.

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How does apprenticeship work?

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Most apprenticeships range from one to four years, with the apprentice earning a nationally recognized credential (or journeyperson’s certificate) after completing the program. The training programs are structured, with most programs including both hands-on and classroom education. Apprentices are paid for learning hours and work hours based on a scale that includes wage increases at

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Is apprenticeship right for me/my student?

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Not every student wants to immediately head off to a university to earn a 4-year degree. For students that prefer hands-on learning, want to go right to work, prefer to stay closer to family, or would like their education partly or fully paid for, apprenticeship can be the right choice. In some cases, employers pay

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Why should I choose apprenticeship?

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Apprenticeships are a great alternative pathway to a successful career. Benefits of apprenticeship include: Hands-on learning and job-related classroom or technical training provided Wages that increase as new skills are learned Earn national credentials, certifications, or college degrees Jump-start your career, supporting yourself and your family while learning Local employers offering apprenticeships give you the

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