LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Equus Workforce Solutions (Equus) is now a national sponsor with National Program Standards and National Guideline Standards for the following occupations:
- Personal Care Aide
- Medical Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
- Cybersecurity Support Technician
- Web Interface Designer
National Workforce Solutions Director Michelle Day said, “We’re excited about the opportunities that we have for our career seekers to achieve their dreams.”
Equus was selected by the U.S. Department of Labor as an Industry Intermediary to launch, promote, and expand multi-employer Registered Apprenticeship models with a focus on the Healthcare and Health Information Technology (IT) industry last year.
As a National Sponsor, Equus assumes the full responsibility for administration and operation of the apprenticeship program for National Program Standards, providing a turn-key option for employers. Equus is excited to provide information and technical assistance to employers, community-based organizations, educational institutions, the workforce system and other stakeholders.
A virtual signing ceremony was held at the BrightSpring Health Services headquarters to celebrate the prestigious event and included leaders from the U.S. Department of Labor, Equus and BrightSpring.
John V. Ladd, Administrator for the Office of Apprenticeship in the Employment and Training Administration at the U.S. Department of Labor said, “This is a great moment and a great opportunity to recognize all of the hard work that’s gone into these standards. We’re really thrilled to have Equus now as part of the National Apprenticeship system. Health care is such an important area for us as a nation and particularly a high-priority for us in the Office of Apprenticeship to expand Registered Apprenticeship opportunities related to health care.”
Click here to request more information about opportunities to partner with Equus to develop or expand your Registered Apprenticeship Program.
This project has been funded, either wholly or in part, with Federal funds from the Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration under Contract number, 1065c2-20-C-0016, the contents of this publication do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Labor, nor docs mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement of same by the U.S. Government.
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Equus Workforce Solutions, formerly ResCare Workforce Services, is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of workforce development services in North America. Our 50+ year legacy of experience encompasses the development, design, and delivery of demand-driven workforce solutions. A dedicated and passionate team of more than 3,000 workforce professionals put the industry's best practices to work across more than 356 North American locations, assisting over 1.6 million job seekers and thousands of employers annually. Equus Workforce Solutions is the largest for-profit workforce development company in the United States. For more information, visit https://equusworks.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.