Neosho, MO –Three Certified Express Inc drivers were recognized as they completed the Driver Apprenticeship program, a partnership with Crowder College.
Brent Blair, Marc Whitehead and Josh Porter were the fourth students to complete the apprenticeship training program. These drivers received extensive training for the past 13 months while being paid employees of CEI.
“We are very proud of the accomplishments of these three professional drivers. The partnership between Crowder and CEI has led to a superior education and support system that will help them thrive in the future,” said Scott Wade, President & CEO, CEI, Inc. “We view the Driver Apprenticeship program as an asset to the community and our business. We also recognize the invaluable support from their loved ones in this venture. They are all now part of our CEI family and we look forward to their continued success.”
“This training has improved safety and procedures for CEI and its drivers. The commitment from the company is important and CEI has been a wonderful partner in this venture,” stated Dr. Phillip Witt, Associate Vice President of Career and Technical Education.
CEI and Crowder College have and approved driver training apprenticeship that is recognized by the US Department of Labor and is the only one in the state of Missouri. Apprenticeship programs provide workplace experience while obtaining the skills and credentials employers need. Apprenticeship programs are integral to job retention and filling the needs of area employers.
Last Updated on August 28, 2020 by Steven Brunson