Apprenticeship Program: AMS & COC in the News

Posted by AMS / Tuesday, November 22, 2016

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AMS Fulfillment and College of the Canyons (COC) are making news once again by partnering in a program that benefits job-seekers and the Santa Clarita Valley community. Through its longstanding partnership with AMS, the College is able to pursue a state-approved apprenticeship program offering academic and on-the-job training in Logistics and Warehousing.

This innovative apprenticeship program will offer students the opportunity to earn while they learn. AMS and COC have demonstrated that a college and a corporation working together can serve the community and make a difference in the lives of people.

The following report is from SCVnews.com:

College Partners with AMS Fulfillment to Offer Apprenticeships

College of the Canyons is proud to announce during National Apprenticeship Week its partnership with Advantage Media Services (AMS) Fulfillment to offer 13 apprenticeships in warehousing and shipping, the first partnership of its kind in California.

Starting January 2017, the Canyons Apprenticeship Program (CAP) will give 13 select students the opportunity to earn money while they learn.

“We are grateful to AMS Fulfillment for their commitment to provide opportunities to 13 apprentices, which is a groundbreaking achievement,” said COC Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook. “This commitment will also enable College of the Canyons to apply for the California Apprenticeship Initiative (CAI) Grant, which will pay for the entire costs of related instruction for all of the apprentices at AMS Fulfillment.”

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