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'Experience the Trades' apprenticeship expo to be held April 17

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The Region VI Workforce Investment Board and Region VI Workforce Partner Network, in collaboration with West Virginia Women Work, are sponsoring the 2nd Annual "Experience the Trades" Apprenticeship Expo.

The event is on April 17, 2013 at Mylan Park Expo Center in Morgantown, WV. Vendors will be on site from 1:00pm to 6:00pm. The purpose of the
Expo is to give these Apprenticeship Programs a venue to present to the public information on their training and job opportunities.

WorkForce West Virginia will have information relating to job postings and specific information on how Apprenticeship Programs and WorkForce West Virginia work together to list available trainings openings and job positions.

Those Apprenticeship Programs to be in attendance include:

Boilermakers Local 667
Bricklayers District Council of WV
IBEW Local Union 596- Clarksburg JATC
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 132
Ironworkers Local 549 Apprenticeship Program
Millwright Local 1755 JATC
Morgantown Plumbers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Inc.
Painters & Allied Trades DC 53
Sheet Metal Workers Local 33
West Virginia Carpenters Training Center
West Virginia Laborers' Training Trust Fund

Training providers will be available to give information on programs that would give an individual a step in the right direction to entering an Apprenticeship Program. Training Providers include:

Monongalia County Technical Center (MTEC)
West Virginia Women Work
Robert C Byrd Institute