Ranken Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship

Learn technology-based systems and product production processes delivered in compliance with industry standards

Ranken Advanced Manufacturing

Publication Date: 09/19/2016
Document Type: Informational Pages
Sponsor: St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment

Apprentices will gain knowledge about integration of technology-based systems and product production processes (fit, form and function) delivered in compliance with industry specific certification and standards.

Program benefits:

5 semesters with over 100 credit hours of college instruction
Over 1,250 hours of paid internship at sponsoring manufacturers throughout the region
Current industry partners include (but not limited to), Hunter Engineering, BioMerieux, Brewer Science, Tech Manufacturing, Deutsche Precision, Mittler Brothers, Seyer Industries, Aero-valve and Component Bar Products
Awarding an Associate’s Degree, along with numerous NIMMS and KIAZEN certifications, upon the participant's successful completion
An apprentice can complete a yearlong apprenticeship. Over 45 of the curriculum instruction hours are through an integrated work-based learning sequence. Apprentices will be certified in several areas such as Design, Planning and Control, Technology and more.

This program won the National Science Foundation 2015 Innovation Program Award and the 2015 Missouri Association of Manufacturing Education Partners Award.


GED/High School Diploma
Age 18 years or older
Able to pass background check with finger printing and drug screening
WorkKeys Assessment: Reading-4, Math-4 and Locating Information-4


Gino Austin, Apprenticeship Coordinator, at (314) 657-3524, or gaustin@stlworks.com


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