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New “woodwork manufacturing specialist” apprenticeship to go live in Fall 2020

Industry and Education members draft a new Dept. of Labor “Woodwork Manufacturing Specialist” Apprenticeship

Exciting news! A registered “woodwork manufacturing specialist” apprenticeship should be available in about a year! This is a hot topic and something our industry has needed for quite some time. It will help wood manufacturers (especially small and medium-sized) be able to offer an apprenticeship in their factories. According to Mark Smith, a member of the development committee for the apprenticeship, the group plans to submit the apprenticeship to the DOL for review in October, and the approval process is expected to take one year. Read all the details here. [...]

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