Valley To Virginia Apprenticeship Initiative
The Shenandoah Valley Workforce Investment Board was awarded $4 million to fund the Valley to Virginia Apprenticeship Initiative. The project will target skilled trades in the advanced manufacturing industry and in-demand occupation in H-1B career pathways including; mechatronics, Industrial Maintenance Technician, CNC Machine Operator, Welder and Production Technician. The initiative will serve 600 participants in Virginia. Promotion for V2V will include a just launched year-long campaign, "InDEMAND Careers in the Shenanodah Valley" including 26 television spots promoting high-wage, high-growth, high-demand jobs closely aligned with apprenticeships.