"This is a huge milestone for the apprentices and instructors since the first two years the students provide only indirect support to the depot, which means we haven't benefited from the program up until this point," said Mark McManus, FRCSE’s Apprentice Program Branch Head. "Now that we have apprentices on the floor, they have finally started to perform in support of the FRCSE mission."
About Fleet Readiness Center Southeast's Trades Apprenticeship Program
The Trades Apprenticeship Program is a paid four-year combination work/study program encompassing seven different fields of study, including aircraft electrician, electronics mechanic, machinist, sheet metal mechanic, painter, aircraft mechanic and pneudraulics mechanic. While in school, tuition and fees are provided for by FRCSE. Upon successful completion of the program, each student will earn a college credit certificate as an Engineering Technology Support Specialist and be offered a full-time position within the federal workforce. Recruitment for the program begins during the fall each year.
About Fleet Readiness Center Southeast
Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) is Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia's largest maintenance, repair, overhaul and technical services provider, employing more than 5,000 civilian, military and contract workers. With annual revenue exceeding $1 billion, the organization serves as an integral part of the greater U.S. Navy, Naval Air Systems Command, and Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers by maintaining the combat airpower for America's military forces.
Anthony Casullo - Fleet Readiness Center Southeast PAO - (904) 790-4749 or 790-4792
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