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Ohio Colleges, Manufacturers Launch New Apprenticeship Push

The apprenticeships are in various fields

A coalition of Miami Valley community colleges and industry groups is launching a new program that aims to close the manufacturing skills gap.

With help from a federal Department of Labor grant announced Wednesday, Clark State Community College, Sinclair Community College and the Dayton Region Manufacturers Association will work together to train 365 skilled workers over the next four years, and match them with Miami Valley manufacturing employers.

Don Clouser with the trade association says apprenticeships are often critical to connecting students with highly paid jobs in fields, such as electrical, industrial maintenance and welding.

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