A recently signed bill in Wisconsin will provide a partial tuition reimbursement for students who successfully complete apprenticeship programs and work in the trade in which they were trained. Much like the apprenticeship tax credits we have seen in states like South Carolina, this new program will provide greater incentives for individuals and businesses to […]
Skilled training will get a significant boost in Wisconsin if leaders are able to pass their proposed agenda for the fall legislative session. In a major announcement last week from Gov. Scott Walker (R), Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R) and Senate Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R), eight bills were introduced that will invest $8.5 million in […]
Visit us every Tuesday to jump start your week with skills training news from around the web. 1. Guest commentary: Big steps forward for state workforce – Green Bay Press Gazette 2. The job skills gap starts in high school – CNBC 3. State legislation leads to boom in technical education – Topeka Capital-Journal 4. […]
Behind the leadership of Gov. Scott Walker (R) and with unanimous support from the state legislature, the “Wisconsin Fast Forward” program was formally launched last week to address the Badger State’s increasing need for skilled workers. The state-wide partnership between the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the Wisconsin Technical […]
Apprentices and Journeymen in the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin welding classes are honing their skills on Lincoln Electric high-tech welding simulators. Check out the videos below for a closer look at how they work in action. When you’re done, learn more about the ABC of Wisconsin’s Apprenticeship Programs here.