In this episode of Franklin Apprenticeships’ AutoMOtive! Apprentice podcast series, we talk to Scott Turnbaugh, Franklin’s lead Career Agent, Robin Ferguson, a 20+ year automotive industry veteran, and Reed Smith, a Franklin Apprenticeships’ Success Coach, about what a normal day looks like for a Franklin automotive apprentice.

As a dislocated worker, the idea of “going back to school” and learning about a whole new profession in an unfamiliar industry can feel a bit intimidating. Especially when also exploring these opportunities as an apprentice.   

You may feel on edge, and this is understandable. But we want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about — this program will build your confidence, boost your skills, and grow your earning potential.

In this podcast, we talk to Scott Turnbaugh, Franklin’s lead Career Agent, Robin Ferguson, a 20+ year automotive industry veteran who is instrumental in connecting Franklin’s apprentices with employers, and Reed Smith, a Franklin Success Coach dedicated to helping apprentices successfully complete their programs. Each Franklin team member will share insights into what a day in your life may look like as a Franklin AutoMOtive! apprentice.

Our goal is for you to work in a family-like atmosphere where you can excel and grow. So listen up, because here is what else you’ll discover in this podcast: 

  • What a day in the life of an AutoMOtive! apprentice looks like. (2:14)
  • How this program allows for someone to walk in cold from another occupation, and start as an employee from Day 1. (3:26)
  • If it’s intimidating to go “back to school”. (4:29)
  • The skills you need to become an apprentice. (5:21)
  • How the pay works. (6:25)

If you have a great attitude, a genuine interest in cars, and like to work with your hands, click here, because you are the perfect candidate. Contact us to shift your search for a brand new career into high gear today!