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DOL Certifies Lockheed’s Nat’l Apprenticeship Program Standards; Marillyn Hewson Quoted

The Labor Department has approved Lockheed Martin’s proposed framework for apprenticeship programs conducted at the Bethesda, Md.-based defense firm’s U.S. locations. The company said Tuesday that its National Standards of Apprenticeship covers workforce development initiatives such as on-the-job training and classroom instruction for advanced manufacturing capacities. Lockheed said it aims …

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Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson: ‘Holistic View of Workforce Dev’t Needed to Address Skills Gap in A&D Industry’

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said government, academic and industry leaders should work together and “take a holistic view of workforce development” to address the shortage of skilled employees in the aerospace and defense sector and advance innovation. Hewson wrote in an opinion piece posted Thursday on Fox News that the current administration …

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Commerce-DHS Report: Private, Public Sectors Should Grow Cyber Workforce via Apprenticeships

A report by the departments of Homeland Security and Commerce calls for both private and public sectors to build up the cybersecurity workforce through “hands-on, experiential and work-based learning approaches” such as internships and apprenticeships. DHS and the Commerce Department prepared the report in compliance with President Donald Trump’s executive …

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BAE, University Partner for Postgraduate Engineering Apprenticeship Program

BAE Systems has partnered with Cranfield University in the U.K. to offer an apprenticeship program that aims to help graduate engineers obtain a masters-level qualification. BAE’s level 7 apprenticeship program’s academic activities are scheduled to commence Monday and will cover topics such as operations management, design-based innovation and cost engineering, the company said Thursday. …

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Raytheon Unveils National Apprenticeship Center in England

Raytheon has inaugurated a national apprenticeship center in Doncaster, England, to primarily offer training programs for automotive technicians. The company said Friday its professional services subsidiary will use the center to provide learning services to employers and apprentices through classroom discussions, virtual training and site visits. “With a capacity of about 70 students, …

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BAE Starting Supply Chain Apprenticeship Program

BAE Systems will train 50 potential apprentices for positions in companies that are part of BAE’s supply chain starting September 2013, TheEngineer reports. Successful candidates will receive a three-year engineering apprenticeship in a company that supplies services or components to BAE’s military aircraft business or a submarine design and building …

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