Talent Pipeline Partnership, CPCC will host National Apprenticeship Week breakfast

The “Talent Pipeline Partnership,” including member Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), will host a Nov. 4, National Apprenticeship Week breakfast and panel discussion to inform and encourage local employers to consider apprenticeship programs.

Nov. 2-8, is the inaugural National Apprenticeship Week, so designated by the U.S Department of Labor and President Obama. National Apprenticeship Week is an opportunity for colleges, companies, workers, students and economic development representatives to tell the story of apprenticeships. The week also is an invitation to business and industry, career seekers and community-based organizations to learn about the real-world advantages of developing careers and worker pipelines through the apprenticeship model.

The Nov. 4, National Apprenticeship Week breakfast will take place at the Charlotte Chamber, 330 S. Tryon Street, starting at 7:30 a.m. Representatives from companies participating in the Apprenticeship 2000 and Apprenticeship Charlotte initiatives will join the panel discussion. Charlotte-area employers who have an interest in learning more about or launching an apprenticeship program are invited to attend. Registration is required; please contact Ed Injaychock at 704.330.6132 for details. For more details …