The Western Apprenticeship Coordinators Association (WACA) did not just start, it evolved over a period of many years. Its history is rich and many dedicated labor and management people spent their work life bringing it to the now. WACA was created in 1963 and its membership has helped shape the landscape of Registered Apprenticeship in North America for more than 50 years. The membership consists of administrators, training directors and coordinators of apprenticeship training programs registered with the state of Nevada. Associate members also have an interest in apprenticeship playing an integral part in apprenticeship development; these agencies include US Department of Labor, OWINN, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, College of Southern Nevada, and various Community Based Organizations in Southern Nevada.
WHO ARE WE
Southern Nevada Western Apprenticeship Coordinators Association has served the Las Vegas Community for over forty years; attending and hosting career and job fairs, establishing relationships with the communities and educating them on the value of apprenticeship programs. SNWACA also provides a medium for the exchange of ideas, methods, and information relative to apprenticeship, journey worker and other areas of training based on industry standards. SNWACA assists in improving members registered programs and skills of their instructional staff, promoting union apprenticeship, affecting, informing and educating members and associates of latest laws, regulations and pending legislation that affect Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship Training in the State of Nevada and North America.