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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary


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Program Duration: Varies

Program Description: The Apprenticeship program is designed to provide selected inmates who have been assessed with the greatest vocational need an industry recognized Apprenticeship certificate issued from the US Department of Labor and the Florida Department of Education.  Program placement will be offered as deemed appropriate and applicable.

Recipients: Inmates housed in the Florida Department of Corrections with an established release date.

Criteria for admission: Review of disciplinary history, within 10 years from release, has an interest in participating in vocational program.

Institutional: To be implemented statewide over time.

Partners: Florida Department of Education, US Department of Labor, Local Colleges / Technical Centers, Agency for Workforce Innovation, Approved Facility Volunteers.