Category: Apprenticeship

National Apprenticeship Week

November 18th, 2021 by

National Apprenticeship Week is November 15-21, 2021 as recognized on a national and local levels. North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper, proclaims National Apprenticeship Week 2021. See proclamation here. National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) a nationwide celebration where industry, labor, equity, workforce, education, and government leaders host events to showcase the successes and value of Registered Apprenticeship for

IGONC Brings Automotive Apprenticeships to South Carolina

July 19th, 2021 by

Raleigh, NC – The Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina (IGONC) is expanding their apprenticeship program to South Carolina. The North Carolina Apprenticeship Program currently operates in North Carolina and is sponsored by IGONC. Due to an increased demand and effort to expand, the apprenticeship program is now available in South Carolina. The program was

18 Tips for Succeeding During Your Zoom Interview

October 26th, 2020 by

In the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic, Zoom has become a household name. More employers may choose to conduct an interview using video conferencing software. This is because it tends to be more convenient for remote positions or initial screening interviews. Since this type of interview is a bit different than a traditional in-person interview,

Employers are hiring apprentices over more experienced staff, Why?

September 16th, 2020 by

We all know the amazing benefits to the trainee of undertaking an apprenticeship; to name a few, apprentices benefit from being paid to learn, experience the real workplace, learn tangible skills, gain increased industry contacts and job opportunities and upon completion achieve a nationally accredited qualification (if you would like to learn more about the

Top 10 Benefits of Doing an Apprenticeship

August 19th, 2020 by

We’ve all been there. High school is over and your adult life has just begun, with friends and families urging you to take the next step as soon as possible. There seem to be only two options available: going to college or finding a job. However, it’s now that you could realize you’re not interested

4 Great Reasons to Become an Auto Mechanic

August 10th, 2020 by

For some people, wanting to become a mechanic is a dream they’ve had since childhood. They might have nostalgic memories of watching family members work on cars and have always dreamed of getting under the hood themselves. Some people may have developed their love for cars in their teen years, when they became old enough

4 Tips for Success During Your Auto Mechanic Apprenticeship

July 28th, 2020 by

Securing an auto mechanic apprenticeship is a fantastic accomplishment. It’s a chance for aspiring mechanics like you to hone their skills and learn from the best in the business. It can also lead to great job opportunities and provide you with valuable industry connections. It is important to do a great job while apprenticing, because