Moss Announces Partnership with Iowa Department of Labor

Now Certified Provider of Four (4) Registered Apprenticeship Programs

Online PR News – 11-April-2012 – Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Labor announced a new partnership with Moss to provide four (4) Registered Apprenticeship Programs. The apprenticeship includes programs for: Electronics Engineering Technicians, Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Millwrights, and Tool and Die Technicians.

Registered Apprenticeships include on-the-job learning from an assigned mentor combined with technical training provided by apprenticeship training centers, technical schools, community colleges, and institutions employing distance and computer-based learning systems. Moss is able to work with employers to provide this certification opportunity to employees. Moss partners with the foremost leader in industrial training and development, Amatrol.

Registered Apprenticeships provide many benefits, both to employers and apprentices:
Benefits to Employers:
• Highly skilled employees
• Reduced turnover rates
• Higher Productivity
• More diverse workforce
• Creation of career pathways

Benefits to Apprentices:
• Credentials are nationally recognized
• Improved skills and competencies
• Higher wage earning opportunities as skills increase
• Career advancement opportunities

“This fits in really well with our mission to provide top-notch skills education to manufacturers. We work with HR professionals that often request these training programs. We are proud to work with the Iowa Department of Labor to provide these services,” said Jack Hemenway, Vice President of Moss. “As an Iowa-based company, we are excited to bring this opportunity to Iowa manufacturers.”

Founded in 1969, Moss is the largest, most progressive technology education supplier in the Upper Midwest. We supply educational and industrial training solutions, specializing in engineering and manufacturing. We are able to customize solutions for each business based on their unique needs and capabilities. Contact them today at 800-822-4048 or visit us at