What's it like to meet an auto industry legend? ABRA's SpringBoardTM apprentices found out when Chip Foose, auto designer and host of the reality show Overhaulin', visited the ABRA Career Development Academy last week. Chip spent one-on-one time with each apprentice, showed them the tricks of the trade, and discussed how they are learning lifelong, marketable skills as auto body technicians.
October 3: Celebrating SpringBoard Graduation
Our second SpringBoard Apprentice class recently completed their five-week hands-on training at the ABRA Career Development Academy in Eagan, MN. These "graduates" have been assigned to an ABRA repair center, where they will continue working to become C-level auto body technicians.
When the unemployment rate drops to 3.8 percent, Minnesota employers are forced to get creative to attract and keep the workers they need. ABRA Auto Body & Glass is combating the labor shortage with a huge investment—opening a Career Development Academy this summer in Eagan. Read the entire article at Twin Cities Business.