What is it?

AEC's Apprenticeship Program:

  • Is a paid program, under which you will learn marketable skills
  • Is accredited by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Is conducted by local AEC member extruders
  • Extends over 2 years, with a combination of on-the-job training and related instruction from a local community college or an on-line training provider
  • Currently offers a program for Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Two additional programs are slated to be launched in 2024:
    • Extrusion Press Operator
    • Extrusion Die Technician

For more details and information about programs near you, contact AEC Workforce Development coordinator, Nancy Klein.