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  • News Release: 3/27/2019 New Paid Apprenticeship! Earn While You Learn!

    March 27, 2019
    Opportunities, Inc., in collaboration with Wisconsin Regional Training Program (WRTP)/Big Step, is pleased to announce the rollout of a new Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) apprenticeship. The Wisconsin Apprenticeship System has selected Opportunities, Inc. as an approved site and sponsor. This program is a State of Wisconsin registered apprenticeship designed to provide real world, hands-on experience, while also providing classroom learning through the local technical college. Apprentices earn a competitive wage, build diverse and transferrable technical skills while completing training and coursework required to obtain a State Indentured IMT Journeyman Card, along with a Certificate from the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC).
     
    The Apprenticeship will be offered in both Jefferson and Waukesha Counties to qualified candidates. Current employees of Opportunities, Inc./Diversified Personnel Services (DPS) who are interested may be eligible for credits toward the apprenticeship. Veterans, disadvantaged/underemployed workers and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
     
    Opportunities, Inc. apprenticeship programs are designed to develop in-demand skill sets while positioning talent for future growth
     
    The IMT program will involve rigorous on-the-job training as well as classroom training. Modules will include Safety, Quality, Production Processes and Maintenance Awareness. Instructors and proctors will be on-site, as well as one-on- one tutoring and state-of-the-art teleconferencing to ensure a dynamic learning experience and individual success. Wage progression throughout the program is contingent on the apprentice being in good standing to include work performance, academics and attendance.
     
    For more information or to apply, contact Ann Janquart, Vice President – Staffing ajanquart@oppinc.com or 920.563.2437 by April 10, 2019. Date for a future informational session will be scheduled.
    Contact:
    Ann Janquart, Director of Staffing Services
    (920) 563-2437