District 711 started an Apprenticeship Program, BASIC (Building Apprenticeship Skills in Communities) The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers District Lodge 711 Apprenticeship Program located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama and it is being held at Northwest Shoals Community College.  Our first group of 10 (The Inaugural Ten) started in March 2019.   The Second Class will start in January 2020 at Northwest Shoals Community College, applications were due by September 27, 2019, testing will begin the middle of October 2019 and interviews the second week of November 2019.

We are working on setting up other Apprenticeship Programs in other areas of the State of Tennessee aimed at different occupations.

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