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FRCC Students Gain Real-World Learning Through Healthcare Apprenticeships

For all community colleges, talent development for local industries is an important part of their mission. And for Front Range Community College, a key part of that effort for the healthcare industry involves apprenticeships that prepare students to hit the ground running as medical assistants, sterile processing technicians, and pharmacy technicians when they graduate from […]

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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