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Students Get Hands-On Experience In Building Trades During National Apprentice Week

Milwaukee Independent
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Sponsored by the Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council and the AFL-CIO, National Apprenticeship Week celebrates leaders in business, labor, and education and allows them to demonstrate their support for apprenticeship programs.

“We are committed to making our students and community aware of the multiple career options available and hands-on events are an excellent way for this meaningful career exploration to take place,” said Gary Kiltz, Superintendent of Greendale Schools.

Construction jobs are currently in high demand all across Wisconsin. The hands-on day was designed to help close the skilled labor gap by giving students practical experience, and present them with the career opportunities that are available in the construction industry.

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