Health care apprenticeships grow through multi-employer collaboration ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Mat-Su Regional Health Center has hired its first Registered Apprentices, who will work as Operating Room Technicians and Sterile Processing Technicians. Mat-Su Regional Health Center,...

Just because Alaska’s economy has taken a few shots to the chin lately hasn’t changed the state’s long-term need for an increasingly skilled workforce. Recognizing that, Calista Corp. and the Alaska Air Carriers Association have...

With more job losses expected this year, it may not be the greatest time to be looking for a job in Alaska. But some apprenticeship programs in a handful of fields are launching to train workers for...

Alaska Apprenticeship Roundtable Features New Training Programs Employers expand Registered Apprenticeship training to benefit Alaska workers JUNEAU, Alaska—The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development is hosting a Registered Apprenticeship Roundtable on December 6th and...

JUNEAU, Alaska—The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development is revitalizing a job training initiative to place Alaskans in credentialed positions in the U.S.-flag commercial maritime fleet. Alaskans who pass industry and Coast Guard...

Apprenticeships key to Alaska Hire and economic growth Heidi Drygas | Commissioner Alaska Economic Trends | March 2016 Publication Recently, there have been many news stories about declining oil prices and how Alaska Hire rates declined through 2014....

UAA and Continental Launch New Automotive Technology Apprenticeship Program Kirstin Olmstead, CTC Communications Coordinator January 25th, 2016   With debt a looming concern for many college students today, the idea of going to school while earning a paycheck...

To view video click here: http://www.ktva.com/providence-alaskas-or-apprentices-help-save-lives-in-surgery-804/ Providence Alaska’s OR apprentices help save lives in surgery By KTVA Sierra Starks 9:55 AM November 5, 2015 ANCHORAGE – Before surgery even begins inside any one of Providence Alaska Medical...

To view video click here: http://www.ktva.com/apprentices-say-reward-outweighs-risk-in-alaskas-iron-industry-418/ Apprentices say reward outweighs risk in Alaska’s iron industry By KTVA Sierra Starks 9:01 AM November 4, 2015 ANCHORAGE – The fruits of the Alaska Ironworkers’ labor can be seen all...