NEWS RELEASE: DLIR Proclaims Award of State Apprenticeship Enlargement Grant
HONOLULU — The Hawaiʻi State Division of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) immediately introduced the U.S. Division of Labor (U.S. DOL) awarded Hawaiʻi $485,001 in State Apprenticeship Enlargement Components funds to broaden Registered Apprenticeship packages within the state and improve the Nationwide Apprenticeship system.
“The resumption of long-dormant formulation funding by the Biden Administration for Registered Apprenticeship Applications will considerably improve Hawaiʻi’s capability to broaden apprenticeship and additional diversify the industries that make the most of registered apprenticeships,” mentioned Jade T. Butay, DLIR Director.
Registered Apprenticeships are an economical method for employers to coach their staff whereas fostering employee productiveness, loyalty, and reliability. Apprenticeships additionally profit staff, who can earn whereas they be taught. Provided that many individuals can not afford to stop working to pursue coaching or training, apprenticeships may also assist handle inequities within the labor market.
“Apprenticeships are crucial to making sure Hawaiʻi’s companies and staff are geared up with the expertise and abilities wanted as Hawaiʻi’s economic system evolves,” mentioned Director Butay. “Increasing Registered Apprenticeship packages throughout the state that displays the variety of our staff additionally targets underrepresented populations and underserved communities.”
Registered Apprenticeships are distinctive long-term coaching packages that mixes on-the-job studying with associated coaching Instruction, which permit job seekers to be taught specialised abilities for numerous trades and occupations. In Hawai‘i, there are over 100 registered apprenticeship packages accessible that signify all kinds of occupations. After finishing coaching, an apprentice turns into a journeyworker and may earn a better wage in addition to pursue profession objectives as a foreman, supervisor, contractor, and even arrange their very own enterprise.
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