New Apprenticeship programs Aim to Train Alaska Workers Amid a Tough Job Market

The state is expected to see another year of job losses. But some fields are embarking on new training programs.

The Alaska Air Carriers Association is developing new apprenticeships for future pilots and mechanics. The Alaska Primary Care Association wants to train people to be health workers, medical billers or medical assistants. Alaska Native corporation Calista Corp. just announced a new maritime apprenticeship program.

The hope is that they’ll be able to help steer some Alaskans into areas where they might be able to find careers, despite the state’s economic downturn.

Read the full article here.

Source: New apprenticeship programs aim to train Alaska workers amid a tough job market – Alaska Dispatch News

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