Apprenticeship Works!

Nov 09, 2018

CCBC is proud to be among the site visits by the Maryland Department of Labor in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week! Using the theme Apprenticeship Works!, the Department of Labor scheduled events throughout Maryland, putting a spotlight on apprenticeship programs and the opportunities they present for successful careers. Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford and Chirs MacLarion, Maryland Department of Labor director of apprenticeships, are expected to be among the notable visitors to CCBC.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from 2016–2026 select apprenticeships are projected to add more than 500,000 jobs. And, there are many occupations in which to choose. Electricians, carpenters, diesel mechanics and cybersecurity specialists can all be considered apprenticeship programs. And, it’s a great opportunity to earn while you learn with apprentice earning an average salary of $50,000 after completing their apprenticeship program. (U.S. Department of Labor)

CCBC offers several registered apprenticeship programs where one will receive supervised, structured, on-the-job training with occupation-specific technical instruction. CCBC is among Maryland’s more than 150 apprenticeship sponsors and partners with union and non-union apprenticeship programs. With more than 10,000 registered apprentices earning and learning in Maryland, CCBC is proud to offer a variety of opportunities in a variety of fields for those who find apprenticeships of interest.