Franklin Apprenticeships™ Launches New Consulting and Capacity Building Programs to Modernize American Apprenticeships

“Employers, educators and workforce development communities need the ability to execute and build a sustainable apprenticeship model that will unlock the potential in our talent pool, yet doing this remains a significant challenge in the U.S.”

Franklin Apprenticeships, a U.S. based consulting and capacity building firm dedicated solely to delivering on the promise for U.S. expansion of Apprenticeship Programs, announced today the official launch of its company.

Aiming to modernize apprenticeship programs in the U.S. by invigorating practical, real-life workforce training and development, Franklin Apprenticeships will bridge the widening skills gap between young adults, employers and workforce development communities that need to attract, employ and retain young professionals.

“Employers, educators and workforce development communities need the ability to execute and build a sustainable apprenticeship model that will unlock the potential in our talent pool, yet doing this remains a significant challenge in the U.S.,” said Kimberly Nichols, CEO and Co- Founder at Franklin Apprenticeships. “That’s why we are excited to expand U.S. apprenticeship programs with the launch of our company – where we are leveraging best practices from the U.K. and other countries that have built successful apprenticeship programs.”

Franklin Apprenticeships first announced its plans last November at the Transatlantic Apprenticeship Exchange Forum that was held at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C., and has already been engaged by signature U.S.-based blue chip companies to establish aggressive apprenticeship program plans beginning in 2017.

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