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Apprenticeship: The Ultimate Teen Guide is designed to help young adults explore career options and find jobs by providing specific information about apprenticeship programs in their desired field and by giving them concrete information about how to find an apprenticeship. There are more than 800 apprenticeable jobs in the United States that include painters, paper hangers, wall finishers, glaziers, sign and display workers, plumbers, gasfitters, welders, roofers, bricklayers, carpenters, cooks, stage technicians, health care workers, military opportunities, and many more occupations. Written for teenagers who are not interested in going directly to college, this book covers opportunities that are currently active in the United States, and provides an overview of the work involved in each job category, the job outlook, salary, and expected growth in that area through 2012. Each section concludes with an extensive resource list of contact names, addresses, and websites of places to go to find out more information about the job of interest
Penny Hutchins Paquette is an educational writer and former school librarian. She has wealth of experience helping teenagers find appropriate books to help them with their concerns. She is the author of Asthma: The Ultimate Teen Guide and the coauthor of Learning Disabilities: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Parenting a Child with a Learning Disability, Parenting a Child with a Behavior Problem, and Thinking Games to Play with Kids.
Part 1 Acknowledgments Part 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1. The History of Apprenticeship Chapter 4 2. Apprenticeship Today Chapter 5 3. The Construction Industry Chapter 6 4. Entertainment and the Arts Chapter 7 5. Health Care Careers Chapter 8 6. Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Chapter 9 7. Personal Care and Service Chapter 10 8. Production Chapter 11 9. Protective and Investigative Services Chapter 12 10. Social Service Careers Chapter 13 11. Military Opportunities Chapter 14 12. Making Choices - Finding Opportunities Part 15 Appendix A: Office of Apprenticeship Training, Employer and Labor Services/Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training State Offices Part 16 Appendix B: State Apprenticeship Councils Part 17 Appendix C: Arts Organizations and Programs Part 18 Appendix D: OATELS Officially Recognized List of Apprenticeable Occupations Part 19 References Part 20 Index Part 21 About the Author
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