Wisconsin Manufacturing Month: Apprenticeships Open Door to Rewarding Careers

The Department of Workforce Development`s Youth and Registered Apprenticeship programs provide employers with a unique and proactive way to grow and train their workforce. Sargento Foods Inc. is one such company that understands and has experienced the benefits of apprenticeship programing. The company hosts both youth and registered apprentices to diversify and attract more individuals to their workforce.

"Apprenticeship gives an opportunity to the employer to look at the young person and provide them skills that are necessary for them and their workplace," said Ray Allen, Secretary of the Department of Workforce Development....

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Ken Notes: Yes they do!!! We should set a goal of 20% to 40% of our high school students in an Apprenticeship program... In Germany it is 60%...



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