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MRAA Proposes ‘BOAT Jobs’ Apprenticeships

Dom Yanchunas

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The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has applied for a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Apprenticeship Building America program.


The proposal, supported by 26 marine organizations, is called Building Out Apprenticed Trades (BOAT) Jobs, MRAA said in a statement yesterday. MRAA would create multiple registered apprenticeship programs in coordination with industry partners and regional hubs.

Letters of support were included from leading engine manufacturers and the three largest dealership operations. Combined, they...[read more]

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