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Pre-Apprenticeship / Apprenticeship

Aero-Flex program
An Employer-Centric Earn and Learn Model for Apprenticeship

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SBWIB Aero-Flex Apprenticeship Program

Edwin Gamez, Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic at The Airplane Factory in Torrance, shares his experience in the SBWIB Aero-Flex Apprenticeship Program. Mr. Gamez had recently graduated from West LA College, with their assistance, was referred to the SBWIB Aero-Flex program and The Airplane Factory, got employed and was enrolled into the Aero-Flex Pre-Apprentice program and then later enrolled as an Apprentice.

SBWIB Aero-Flex Apprenticeship Program

Meet Lizbeth Rios, the first female to graduate from the SBWIB Aero-Flex Aerospace Engineering Apprenticeship Program! Ms. Rios completed her apprenticeship under the sponsorship of Tooling U-SME and participated with Impresa Aerospace. As a graduate, she received her certificate of completion from the United States Department of Labor and the California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. 

Apprenticeship Opportunities Now Available

DOL (Department of Labor) scaling apprenticeship grant

Growing Advanced Manufacturing Apprentices Across America (GAMAAA)

U.S. Department of Labor Awards $12 Million Grant to West LA College/ South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) Led Collaborative to Prepare 5,000 Apprentices for Advanced Manufacturing, Bioscience & IT Careers Nationwide

To be considered for an apprenticeship opportunity please provide your resume by following the link at the button below

Sign up for a FREE course to start learning the ins and outs of the aerospace industry with "Aerospace 101," a ToolingU-SME e-Learning course made in partnership with the SBWIB 

Click on the titles below to download information for the Aero-Flex Pre-Apprenticeship program

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Track I Workshop

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Why Apprenticeships Matter So Much, and Progress in the U.S. Podcast
Why Apprenticeships Matter So Much, and Progress in the U.S. -
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Listen to the podcast as Chris Cagle, SBWIB's Regional Affairs Manager, explains how the apprenticeship program works and why such programs are so important. He enumerates employee and student benefits and speaks about the SBWIB's work with SME to develop and register the first aerospace engineering apprenticeship occupation in the U.S. Click here to visit SME Media to share Podcast

 

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