Contractors

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF USING THE 872 APPRENTICE PROGRAM?

Employers experience benefits in two categories: economic and intrinsic. The economic benefits come from the apprentice rate of pay (usually starts at 50% of journeyman pay scale). While gaining experience and knowledge
apprentices are paid at their skill level. Plus, ensuring your apprentices get both on the job and classroom training you’ll develop the most competent, skilled and efficient laborer possible. Allowing you to bid more jobs and be confident your team can accomplish any task. Reduced turnover because apprentices know that contractor’s value trained laborers which improves worker morale.

The intrinsic benefits are many. Overall, apprentices in Laborers’ 872 apprenticeship training programs know they have jobs in the future. By
working for union contractors who value lifelong learning, apprentices become invested in improving their skills and in achieving a Certificate of Completion which is a nationally recognized credential. Because apprentices not only learn the techniques of the occupation, they also understand why they do what they do. They become good problem solvers, work better as team members and demonstrate better interpersonal skills.

Apprentices become skilled, motivated craft workers with a strong work ethic
who are well versed in company policy. They average better attendance, possess the latest technological skills, fill critical needs for skilled workers in the face of retirements and the need to be highly productive with a reduced workforce. Apprentices become skilled workers, flexible and productive, who are dedicated to their craft which is a win/win for the contractor and
union.

ARE YOU AN EMPLOYER WHO HAS NEED OF A SKILLED WORKFORCE?

Would you like to train your workers in the latest technologies and not lose
valuable time? Are you looking to reduce turnover and improve employer/employee relationships? Would you like to be recognized by your community as an industry leader in providing opportunities for employment and training? If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions,
then laborers 872 apprenticeship training is the avenue for you to explore.

Apprenticeship training is a method that combines actual work experience with classroom related instruction and produces a worker skilled in the occupation, who is capable of exercising independent judgment and who subscribes to the highest standards of professional conduct. Using
Laborers 872 apprenticeship training program guarantees that your workforce will be consistently trained at the highest skill levels and pre-
pared to take on future projects with confidence.

As a contractor, you already have “apprentices.” Less skilled workers learning from journeyman, but using Laborers 872 apprentice program your company receives benefits.

BENEFITS OF TRAINING APPRENTICES

As a contractor, you want to be prepared to compete in the 21st Century. By training apprentices, you will gain employees who will make a contribution to your bottom line. Apprenticeship training is a key investment in your company’s future that leads to greater productivity and competency. Following are some of the key benefits of training apprentices:
Apprenticeship equals trained employees. By combining on-the-job training with classroom instruction, apprenticeship provides an employer with fully-trained employees. It creates better-skilled workers for your company by providing skill training and job-related theory to meet your company’s needs. Participating in an apprenticeship program ensures that you will have employees that are trained to industry standards, as well as to your company’s. Apprenticeship program ensures that you will have employees that are trained to industry standards, as well as to your company’s. Apprenticeship means fewer turnovers. Invest in apprentices and invest in your future. When you commit to training your workforce, you will see employee motivation increase, improvements in overall work ethics and increased employee loyalty. Training apprentices in your business create skilled and experienced employees, many of whom will stay with you for the long term.

Apprenticeship saves you money. Apprentices attend classes and receive certifications and licenses required by insurance company’s ’to perform their job. The program includes both classroom and on-the-job training, so apprentices will be producing for you while they learn. The result is employees ready to contribute to your bottom line.

Apprenticeship improves productivity. The completion of an apprenticeship program results in highly trained professionals who contribute noticeably to your bottom line and ensures a high level of quality production. Their knowledge, skills, and on the job experience enables them to develop a thorough understanding of your business needs and how best to meet them.

Apprenticeship helps you provide career opportunities. Laborers local 872 apprenticeship program is the best way to train qualified individuals by providing career opportunities and trained people in your industry. This means you will have trained employees when you need them. It will also raise the overall status of your industry. Apprenticeship helps you plan for the future. As the number of people turning sixty-five, fueled by the aging of the “Baby Boomer” generation surpasses the number of people turning eighteen due to low birth rates and slowing migration patterns, we will soon be facing a significant labor shortage. Consequently, the number of workers entering the labor force will not be sufficient to replace those ending their working careers. By using Laborers 872 apprenticeship program you can plan for future skills requirements ensuring that the skills critical to your company’s success are not lost while maintaining a pool of experienced laborers of different ages within your company.