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Learn how Westside Works Can Help You...

  • Attain free or low cost college courses for employee training
  • Achieve your workforce goals
  • Reduce overtime costs and improve ROI
  • Produce new leaders for the 21st Century
  • Select from a fresh pool of eager earn-to-learn job applicants
  • Enhance opportunities for current, reliable, low-level staff
  • Develop highly skilled and more productive employees
  • Contribute to local, economic and community development

About Westside Works

Westside Works, a West Hills Community College initiative, delivers support for employers aspiring to transform the local communities they operate and exist in and apprentices courageously pursuing life-changing professional growth. Its mission is to foster economic and community development by encouraging career advancement and living-wage attainment opportunities for a variety of apprenticeable occupations in urban and rural communities. West Hills Community College District’s colleges offer low-cost or free, coordinated apprentice instruction to business and industry partners utilizing innovative, registered apprenticeship programs to tackle a critical skilled labor shortage.
 
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97% of U.S. apprenticeship sponsors (private employers who offer apprenticeships) would recommend apprenticeship programs

Center for American Progress
2018
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94% of employees say that they would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career development

Linked In
2018 Workplace Learning Report
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"Apprenticeship increases productivity; Employees in a structured training program are motivated to achieve"