Morrison Industrial Equipment and Compass Military Services have partnered to develop a nationally approved Department of Labor (DOL) Registered Apprenticeship to become Heavy Equipment/Diesel Mechanics
Theory (online or classroom study) = 144 hrs
PAID On-The-Job Training = 1,936 hrs
Total hours = 2,080 hrs (approximately 1 year)
Every 484 hours (approximately 3 months) of OJT worked, your hourly wage will increase.
0 - 484 hours: $16.00
484 - 968 hours: $16.30
968 - 1,452 hours: $16.60
1,452 - 1,936 hours: $16.90
1,936+ hours: $17.10
If you are a veteran and/or qualify for GI-Bill benefits, you may be eligible to receive monthly stipends through the Veterans Administration (VA) while you are in the apprenticeship program.
Upon acceptance into the apprenticeship program, Compass Military Services will provide you with the documentation, VA contact information, application requirements and summary of process steps to access the monthly stipends, as well as assistance with allocation of the funding to the training expenses.
Morrison has 12 branches that have been approved for the apprenticeship program. Apprentices will be hired based on the needs of each individual branch.
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