The next-gen IMT apprenticeship: a return on investment study


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Author: Payne, Jonathan


An underdeveloped talent supply pipeline has resulted in a skills gap and a skilled labor shortage in the manufacturing sector across the United States. This is potentially the result of a lack of diversity in educational opportunity offered to students, an emphasis on college enrollment rates as a high school performance metric, and the conflation of college and career readiness. The Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) Registered Apprenticeship offers one solution to increase the basic skills of the labor pool in a variety of skilled manufacturing settings such as food processing...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Outcomes; Industry; Finance

Keywords: Return on education and training; Skill development; Employers; Financial aspects; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Boston, Massachusetts: Center for Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning, Jobs for the Future, 2020

Physical description: 50 p.

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Also called: The next-gen industrial manufacturing technician apprenticeship: a return on investment study

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 141.1253

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