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Pima Community College Announces Registered Apprenticeship Program March 10

March 9, 2020

Tucson, AZ – Pima Community College is the first community college in Arizona to become a Registered Apprenticeship sponsor.

On March 10, Join Chancellor Lee Lambert, along with Denise Kingman, Pima’s Director of Employer Engagement and Career Services and William Higgins of the Arizona Department of Economic Security’s Apprenticeship Office, as they discuss the impact Pima’s program will have on the future of work-based learning in Arizona.

  • When: 2:30 p.m., March 10, 2020
  • Where: Community Board Room (Building C), PCC District Office, 4905 E. Broadway Blvd.
  • Info: Industry, community partners and media outlets are welcomed to attend

Pima’s Registered Apprenticeship programs will open up new career path opportunities for students and businesses will enjoy a new workforce that is specifically trained for their industry. Employers will see reduced turnover, lower training costs and improved productivity while apprentices have the opportunity to earn a paycheck while receiving hands-on training and instruction that result in successful, well-paid and highly respected careers.

Apprentices can earn a variety of nationally recognized industry certifications. They also will have the option to pursue one of Pima’s degree or certificate programs.

To learn more about Pima’s Registered Apprenticeship program, contact [email protected].

CONTACT:

Libby Howell, APR, Executive Director
Media, Government and Community Relations
(520) 206-4778, [email protected]

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