|Field of Study:||Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other
|Description:||An apprenticeship is a formal agreement between an individual who wants to learn the skills of an Industrial Mechanic and an employer who needs a skilled worker. Apprenticeship training is an "earning while learning" arrangement for a required term. Under the supervision of a certified Industrial Mechanic, an apprentice receives knowledge and develops skills associated with the designated trade through on the job training.
The skills students will learn on the job are supplemented with a required number of weeks each year of technical training. Upon successfully completing an apprenticeship program, students are eligible to write an examination to become certified in the trade.