Miami, July 23, 2021 – Miami Dade College (MDC) has partnered with Bean Automotive Group, with support from Career Source South Florida and the Miami-Dade Beacon Council Miami Community Ventures, to offer the dealership’s first Automotive Technician Registered Apprenticeship Program. The one-year, 220-hour paid apprenticeship program offers free tuition, health insurance, books, and tools.
An official launch will take place Tuesday, July 27, at 8:30 a.m. at Lexus of West Kendall. Special guests will include MDC President Madeline Pumariega, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Rick Beasley, executive director of CareerSource South Florida, and Bean Automotive executives, among others.
Sponsored by MDC’s Apprenticeship Program, the Bean Automotive Group Apprenticeship combines classroom instruction and on-the-job training to prepare participants to become Automotive Technician Specialists. Hands-on training will take place at one of Bean Automotive Group’s Kendall locations. Upon completion, apprentices will receive a Florida Department of Education Apprenticeship Certificate of Completion.
WHAT: Automotive Technician Registered Apprenticeship Program Launch
WHEN: Tuesday, July 27, 8:30 – 10 a.m.
WHERE: Lexus of West Kendall, 13750 SW 136th Street; Miami, FL 33186