CareerSource Brevard Announces, “Earn While You Learn” Virtual Apprenticeship Career Fair
Virtual Apprenticeship Career Fair is Friday, June 3rd.
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla – CareerSource Brevard and partnering CareerSource regions will host a virtual apprenticeship career fair on Friday June 3 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration is free to all applicants. The virtual career fair will connect job seekers with local paid apprenticeship programs along Central Florida’s East Coast from the convenience of their computer, phone, or tablet.
“Registered Apprenticeship programs are growing in popularity. For the job seeker, it is an excellent opportunity to learn skills, get an education and grow into a career while earning a paycheck,” says Kathryn Wheeler, Director of Apprenticeship, Florida Department of Education, Division of Career, Technical, and Adult Education. “For the employer, it means hiring workers who are open to learning and growing with the company. It’s a mutually beneficial workforce training model.”
Registrants will learn how they can earn a nationally recognized credential across a variety of occupations in Florida’s rapidly growing industries through apprenticeship, including:
- Healthcare & Healthcare Technology
- HVAC & Construction
- Information Technology (IT)
- Hospitality Management & Culinary Management
- Advanced Manufacturing
“The Registered Apprenticeship (RA) work-based learning model has become an excellent way for students to receive both classroom training and on-the-job training while earning an income. RA opportunities are growing and becoming available in many different industries allowing both participant and employer a chance to take advantage of these beneficial programs,” says Marci Murphy, President, CareerSource Brevard.
Applicants do not need experience in the chosen field to apply. Representatives from CareerSource and the Florida Department of Education will also be available to answer questions how apprenticeship works and the steps to apply for a program.
Click here to register for the event.
This virtual career fair is a partnership between CareerSource Brevard, CareerSource Flagler Volusia, CareerSource Research Coast, Apprentice Florida and the Florida Department of Education.
About CareerSource Brevard: CareerSource Brevard (CSB) is the area authority on workforce development, providing comprehensive services, labor market information and access to resources for businesses and job seekers. The mission of CareerSource Brevard is to facilitate and be the catalyst for workforce development services that are responsive to the employment needs of Brevard County. CareerSource Brevard, is a non-profit, regional public/private partnership under CareerSource Florida.
CareerSource Brevard is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
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