The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) has approved the first apprenticeship program in the state for environmental care supervisors that work in hospitals.
The Baltimore Sun reports:
The Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Healthcare will sponsor the new training program, Kelly M. Schulz, secretary of the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, said Tuesday.
Such programs help businesses expand their talent pools, Schulz said.
Apprentices will receive technical instruction through the Community College of Baltimore County and be paired with mentors Baltimore-area hospitals. Trainees’ wages will increase when they show proficiency in a list of predetermined job functions. Johns Hopkins Hospital will be the first institution to offer the on-the-job training
As the article notes the program will help hospitals attain well trained workers and will help job seekers looking to advance their careers.
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