|Degree:||Not Applicable; Apprenticeship
|Field of Study:||Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
|Description:||An apprenticeship is a formal agreement between an individual who wants to learn a skill 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 journeyperson, an apprentice receives knowledge and develops skills associated with a designated trade through on the job training.
The skills students 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.