Employers want skill and experience. Gain both.
Thomas Nelson has partnered with employers around the Peninsula to provide a variety of apprenticeship programs in various industries. We work with and prepare Thomas Nelson students to connect with employers on the Peninsula accepting applications for Apprenticeships.
Currently Accepting Applications:
“The best decision I ever made was to seek employment at Liebherr Mining Equipment as a welder/fitter apprentice. In two years, I went from starting my first welding job to having my journeyman’s card. The level of commitment from the men and women involved with the program is unparalleled. Help was always just a question away and the vast knowledge of the trainers, instructors, and mentors was invaluable. I know that I would not be half as successful as I am today without going through this apprenticeship. I would encourage anyone thinking about an apprenticeship to just do it. You will not be disappointed.” - Kyle Kenreigh
Thomas Nelson offers Virginia Registered Apprenticeships, a training system that produces highly skilled workers to meet the demands of employers competing in a global economy, through a combination of on-the-job training and theoretical classroom instruction.
More than 2,000 Virginia employers use the custom-designed programs to train their workforce.
Apprenticeships offer valuable opportunities including:
- Jobs that usually pay higher wages
- Higher quality of life and skills versatility
- Portable credentials recognized nationally and, often, globally
- Opportunity for college credit and future degrees
- On-the-job training with a competitive wage
How long is an apprenticeship?
Registered apprenticeship training programs last between one to six years, during which time the apprentice is employed full-time with the sponsor company, earning a competitive wage with incremental increases.
How does a Registered Apprenticeship benefit employers?
Registered Apprenticeships benefit employers by providing them with a pipeline of skilled workers with industry-specific training and hands-on experience. The programs are customized to match employers’ needs, and highly flexible to meet the employers changing requirements.
- Registered Apprenticeship Vision Video
- Worker Retraining Tax Credit – Receive a tax credit for your business
- Using GI Bill for Apprenticeship Programs
Whether you are an individual looking for an apprenticeship or an employer looking to begin an apprenticeship program, Thomas Nelson can help. Contact Michelle Manfred, Director of Corporate Training, at 757.345.2855.