Steve Gilbert is a full-time senior consultant with Illinois BIS specializing in technical training and development and implementation of customized Apprenticeship programs.
According to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the skilled worker gap continues to grow and the shortage is most prevalent in high-tech jobs. Is your company prepared for the growing need for organizations to develop a highly skilled workforce
G & W Electric partnered with Illinois BIS to develop an apprenticeship program specifically geared toward the identified needs of the maintenance staff. The program consisted of traditional classroom-based training to hands-on training using the very equipment participants would utilize while on the job. Additionally, an on-the-job training program was incorporated so that program participants would have practical work experience provided by in-house leadership and experts,