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Type of Apprenticeship: Registered

Program Design: Competency

SOC Code: 25-9042.00 - Teaching Assistants, Preschool, Elementary, Middle and Secondary School, Except Special Education

Location: Columbia

$12.67 / hr

Credentials Received

  • Certificate

Additional Certifications Received

Upon completion of the program the employee will receive a Certificate from the Department of Labor and will also have the opportunity to obtain the Child Development Associate Credential

Program Description

Are you seeking a career with purpose, a position serving your community with work that truly matters? If so, we are accepting applications for Teacher’s Aide. 

  • Earn while you lean!
  • The Apprenticeship program offer employees on-the-job-learning and job related instruction. 

Employees interested in signing up for the Apprenticeship Program will work 40 hour/week at an assigned site on designated learning tasks.

Each Level of learning will have specific learning modules.  The learning modules may be presented through classroom instruction or on-line learning.  Each employee in the program will have a designated mentor helping them stay on track throughout the program.

Employees will have the prospect of a career ladder in the field and the opportunity to earn higher wages along the way. 

Requirements or Restrictions

  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must pass background screening prior to hire
  • Submit current physical examination and TB results within ten (10) days of hire and annually thereafter

Length of Program

  • 4,000 on-the-job-learning (OJL) hours
  • 288 hours of related technical instruction (RTI)

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