Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue
VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. is launching an accredited apprenticeship program in cooperation with Indian River State College. The program is being created in response to the increasing demand for high-quality manufacturing candidates at Piper Aircraft. The two-year program, which will officially start in the summer of 2019, will initially begin with 10 individuals and grow to 20 active apprentices by year two. The program will include a combination of on-the-job training, as well as classroom instruction designed to qualify each participant as a journeyman in aircraft assembly. Each apprentice will be a paid employee of Piper Aircraft and will receive a full benefits package (www.piperaircraft.com).