FRWA's Apprenticeship Program

This program is designed to give systems the ability to develop skilled and trained employees through apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship ProgramThe Florida Rural Water Association is embarking on a new training program to increase and enhance Water Utility Operators and Workers.  This program will help provide water and wastewater utilities develop skilled and trained employees through apprenticeship. Apprenticeship is a tried and true method of enhancing employees' skills and technical knowledge.  Our goal is to provide the future work force the technical training and on-the-job learning needed to become effective operators‚Äč

The Program is approved through the US Department of Labor and Florida Department of Education.  New hires and current employees are eligible for the two year program.  Requirements include On The Job Training (OJT) that the system will supply and Related Technical Instruction (RTI) that will br roughly two days a month.  

Click on the links below for more information.  If you have further questions, contact us through email at apprenticeship@frwa.net or call Mark Hallet at 800.877.8207.  If you would like to go ahead and get started on the program now click here for the Employer Agreement.  If you are interested in applying for the Apprenticeship Program as an apprentice, click here.  

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FRWA is introducing a new workforce development program to help provide water and wastewater utilities with skilled and trained employees for future generations. more Apprentices receive technical instruction in addition to their on-the-job learning.which helps to strengthen and round out your knowledge base making them a more valuable employee. more The apprentice can become a valuable employee as they learn first-hand essential skills on the job and in a classroom setting through the related technical instruction.  more