Career Development / STEM Education

Kentucky manufacturers work to expand apprenticeship-style education

By Business Lexington

Aug 27, 2015

If you want something built to suit your needs, sometimes it’s best to jump in and build it yourself.

That’s why manufacturing companies across the state are rolling up their sleeves to take part in a rapidly expanding educational partnership that’s been gaining attention in Kentucky and across the country. The program, based on a model launched in 2010 by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky in partnership with Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC), combines apprentice-style work experience with classroom training to create job-ready workers for Kentucky’s advanced manufacturing industry.

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