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Apprenticeship Accelerator Breakfast – Columbia

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Apprenticeship Accelerator Breakfast – Columbia

May 24, 2018

7:15 am - 9:00 am

DoubleTree by Hilton Columbia | 2100 Bush River Road | Columbia, SC 29210
Tickets: Free


2018 Apprenticeship Accelerator Breakfast

Registered apprenticeships are available in a number of industries including manufacturing, IT, health care, professional services, energy, construction, tourism and hospitality.

Learn how to:

  • Grow your talent pipeline with Registered Apprenticeship

You'll discover:

  • Methods to attract and retain the region's brightest talent
  • How to engage with the support network provided by local technical colleges, school districts and Apprenticeship Carolina
  • South Carolina Apprenticeship Tax Credit

Presentation detailing the Apprenticeship development process by:

Amanda Lucas, Midlands Apprenticeship Consultant, Apprenticeship Carolina

Industry / Education Panel moderated by:

Carla Whitlock, Senior Apprenticeship Consultant, Apprenticeship Carolina


  • Brooks Burnside, Training and Development Manager, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.
  • Jeremy Catoe, Business Solutions Director, Corporate and Continuing Education, Midlands Technical College
  • Carlene Ward, Information Systems Training Director, Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Melissa May-Engle, Provost, LTC University / Agape

Funding for this event has been provided by a $200,000 Accelerator grant from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration. Funds were granted to Apprenticeship Carolina for the purpose of promoting apprenticeship opportunities across the state.


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