FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release: C-Tech Associates Inc. to sponsor Apprenticeships in Kentucky
C-Tech Associates Inc. a leader in Career and Technical Education will now be sponsoring state approved apprenticeships in Kentucky. Over the last 26 years, C-Tech has established a network of over 650 Certified Training Facilities (CTF) across the country that administer C-Tech’s training programs, with many sites located across the Bluegrass State. The C-Tech training programs are developed based on the needs of telecommunication employers and provide students not only with the theoretical knowledge but also the hands-on experience that will truly prepare students to become workforce ready.
C-Tech has established this apprenticeship to further support our CTFs in Kentucky and our industry partners who are in dire need of entry-level workers. At its core C-Tech is preparing the next generation of technicians that work behind the scenes to power the “Internet of Things”. These technicians install, test and troubleshoot all manner of networking and smart devices for both residential and commercial settings.
“Congratulations to CTECH Programs on the creation of a new telecommunications Registered Apprenticeship program, This program allows apprentices to earn on the job while receiving state of the art training in careers with excellent stability and growth potential.”
– Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary, Derrick Ramsey.
(Left- Former Commissioner, Ervin Dimeny KY Labor Cabinet, Right- David Brady, Vice President of C-Tech Center- Kentucky Apprenticeship Candidates & Telecom Employers)
Graduates of the C-Tech Apprenticeship Program will receive Internationally Recognized Certifications in a wide array of disciplines including, Telecommunications, Network Cabling, Telephone Systems, Audio/Video installations, & Green Energy Systems. Additionally graduates also receive Continuing Education Credits to help further their careers through BICSI & CEDIA. Over 100,000 students have earned C-Tech Certifications in this constantly expanding career field.
“Helping individuals to chart a vibrant career path is healthy for the individuals involved, the local community, and society at large. We can see the significance of this on a daily basis. CTECH’s vast training and career experience with teenagers and young adults in a range of settings across the country is a welcomed addition to the Kentucky Registered Apprenticeship Program. We are simply delighted to work with them.”
– Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment, Division Director, Deborah Williamson.
C-Tech looks forward to our continued relationship with the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the United States Department of Labor as we move forward to close the skilled labor gap and support the Kentucky Trained, Kentucky Built model.
(School District of Philadelphia Educators visit a C-Tech Pre-Apprenticeship Certified Training Facility in Northern Kentucky with Kentucky Labor Secretary Derrick Ramsey & David Brady, Vice President of C-Tech.