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New Apprenticeship Pays Medical Assistants for On-the-Job Training

Editor’s note: Apprenticeships are an important option in education these days—especially in the health care field. There’s a nationwide shortage of skilled health care workers, and Colorado is no exception. Front Range Community College (FRCC) recently created a new medical assisting apprenticeship in partnership with Associates in Family Medicine in Fort Collins. It’s part of a broader […]

FRCC Machining Apprentice Learns while he Earns

Oliver Henry

U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez recently toured manufacturing sites in Germany to observe the way manufacturers there develop a technical workforce. German manufacturing is known for its apprenticeship programs. Learning while earning “I asked one apprentice what he likes the most about his job,’ Perez wrote in a blog, “and he told me it’s […]

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