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Skilled to Work: Students compete for apprenticeship, training at helicopter company

Skilled to Work: Students compete for apprenticeship, training at helicopter company

Posted: May 22, 2019 7:09 PM
Updated: May 22, 2019 7:09 PM

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takingoff as this helicopter soared...so did these students hopes and dreams. these five men are hoping to get apprenticeships here at croman corportation ...learning the in's and out's of helicopter maintenance ...and gaining certifications along the way. nats of levi asking a question levi strong is a senior at eagle point high school. he wants to work here because college... isn't his thing. levi says, more schooling kind of a bore so an internship opportunity where they teach you and they train you and they get your certifications and everything you need to be qualified to go elsewhere it just seemed too good to be true in a way that was perfect." their tour guide.. christopher kaufman... is the director of maintenance here. his grandfather founded the company... and was it's first apprentice. he says many of the helicopters were built back in the '60s...and the engineers that have always maintained them...are getting older. kris says, "a lot of the older mechanics are retiring now and to doing the apprentice program it drives them to learn faster." these students will hand over their resumes today...and hopefully be called back for an interview. because for levi... this is what he wants to do for the rest of his life. levi says, "i've just always had an aptitude for it i built my own motors for my truck and it's always something that's appealing gives me energy." the students will learn several aspects of helicopter
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