Virtuous Beacon Association

"Lighting your pathway to new career opportunities."

Let's Get The Right People Working

The Virtuous Beacon Association Pre-Apprenticeship/Job Training programs are designed to assist unemployed and under employed people find employment in the trade that are high paying jobs, as well as help women to gain the skills needed to become successful competitors in

non-tradition occupations such as building and construction trade apprenticeship

programs. Participants learn trade skills, which are relevant to the work-site of various trade occupations.

Emphasis is on learning skills and adopting positive attitudes that lead to becoming a productive member of any work-site team or organization.

Subjects and activities that focus on building habits for success include personal

learning styles, time management, understanding non-verbal communication,

initiative taking, group-team communication, line/staff/team organization, etc.

Training currently runs in Shelby county and varies in hour in accordance with the

service trade.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY – EQUAL ACCESS – All training shall be

without discrimination based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or as otherwise specified by law. Virtuous Beacon Association is an equal opportunity employers

and provider of employment and training services. Auxiliary aids and

services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. 

For more information on apprenticeship please go to

What are the benefits to Registered Apprenticeship program sponsors?

Pre-apprenticeship training is a great way for sponsors to:

  • Streamline the recruitment process
  • Diverse pool of prepared candidates
  • Align training with apprenticeship standards
  • Increase retention rates for registered apprenticeship participants
  • Quality control over preparatory training
  • Receive Funding (If Qualified)