Need new workers? Take a closer look at apprenticeships

Riddle, Bob
September 1994
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;9/12/94, Vol. 193 Issue 2, p5
Trade Publication
Discusses the value of training technicians through apprenticeships in the United States. Decline in number of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) technicians in skilled workforce; Definition of apprenticeship; Advantages; Data on regional apprenticeship offices; Contact information.


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