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AJAC NEWS

Washington State to Launch First-Ever Youth Apprenticeship Program For High-Demand Industries

Over the last two years, the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, the Tacoma School District and Bates Technical College have worked on a comprehensive plan to launch youth apprenticeship programs in Washington State for high-demand, high-growth industries. For manufacturing, nearly 3.5 million jobs will need to be filled due to the skills gap, an aging workforce and new technologies requiring more talent in new fields of study. Read more on the AJAC blog.

Employers

With AJAC’s Washington State Apprenticeship program, you can build your workforce with highly skilled tradespeople in three ways:

Students and potential apprentices

Learn about:

Find out if you have the skills to become an aerospace or advanced manufacturing apprentice and how to get started with AJAC.

Current apprentices

Find the resources you need for logging and tracking your apprenticeship hours through the Apprentice Tracking System.

Registered Training Agents

(AJAC Participating Employers) – Review and approve your apprentices’ hours through the Apprentice Tracking System.