August 9 // Baltimore launches apprentice program aimed at growing local industrial workforce

Mayor Catherine Pugh announced a new apprenticeship program Wednesday aimed at providing mechanical skills training and certification to help local residents gain employment in the energy sector. The Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship program was developed over about a year's time based on input by local businesses and organizations. Baltimore City Community College will provide the classroom time and training for the program that seeks to help satisfy the workforce needs of employers in the energy sector and residents who are seeking a career path. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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