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Apprenticeships Work!

Filling the Gap

Metropolitan Community College has created a modern apprenticeship program designed to meet the needs of your changing industry. MCC can improve your current labor force, train new employees or help identify an untapped labor pool. With customized on-the-job training and accredited coursework, your employees will be equipped with the right skills necessary for your most demanding positions.

Did You Know?

In Kansas City roughly half the workers in the production, construction and installation, maintenance, and repair occupations will need to be replaced.
- Mid-American Regional Council, 2019

Beginning your apprenticeship program? Start here by following these steps:

  1. Contact your Human Resources Representative
  2. Apply to MCC
  3. Fill out a Department of Labor (DOL) Apprenticeship Application

Have you completed an apprenticeship program and are looking to earn a degree?

Use the credits earned from your Apprenticeship certificate and apply those credits towards an Associate degree.

Learn more about available programs

Are you looking for an apprenticeship opportunity?

An apprenticeship program enables you to earn a salary while you learn a career. Read more to see how you can be matched with a company. Read more to see how you can use apprenticeships to kick-start a career.

Learn more on finding the right apprenticeship for you

Are you a business or Union looking for apprenticeship resources?

Apprenticeships with Metropolitan Community College are an effective way to develop employee training programs! MCC can help develop, manage and support a customized program specifically to meet your needs.  

Lean more about your options

The Skills Gap is Real

The skills gap is real (1), and finding the right fit for in-demand roles is hitting the Kansas City economy (1). Metropolitan Community College has developed a modern registered apprenticeship (2) program designed to meet the needs of your changing industry. The MCC Apprenticeship Department has multiple resources for apprentices; we can help start a new apprenticeship program, help manage an existing apprenticeship program, and offer resources for people who have been through an apprenticeship program. By developing customized on-the-job training and paralleled coursework designed to meet business needs, apprentices will increasingly be equipped with the skills necessary for retained employment starting day one!


References

  1. Abernathy, Ted and Payne, Greg. Workforce 2030: A Call to Action. Jefferson City, MO : Missouri Chamber of Commerce , 2018.
  2. U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship. A Quick Start Toolkit Building Registered Apprenticeship Programs. Washington DC : U.S. Department of Labor, 2017.

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Last Modified: 11/15/19