Interest in the U.S. apprenticeship system is gaining as more skilled workers are needed to replace an aging workforce. Apprenticeship programs in the United States would do well to emulate some areas of Germany’s centuries-old system.
Steps to Stop the Skills Gap
Trained to fight side-by-side against a common enemy, some vets and soon-to-be veterans are now being trained to fabricate and work metal, learning skills for a new fight: Life after war.
Pferd inspires the next generation of manufacturers through partnerships and internships
How one U.S. Marine is learning the skills needed for a career in metalworking
One shop’s training approach for its custom metal fabrication workforce
Strict standards ensure the longevity and safety of infrastructure projects that are meant to serve more than one generation
One fabricator’s take on how to find and retain a skilled workforce