175 Aurora Ave
St. Paul, MN 55016
In 2014 WRTP/BIG STEP formed the Minnesota Regional Training Partnership (MRTP) to address Minnesota’s workforce needs.
Dedicated to helping individuals gain access to the skills needed to reach family-sustaining careers, MRTP serves industry, improves the lives of workers and families, and strengthens entire communities.
For more information or to get involved with WRTP/BIG STEP in Minnesota, contact Jerome Balsimo via email or call (651) 335-2896.
Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) Registered Apprenticeship
- MRTP has focused much of its efforts on implementing the innovative, new IMT Registered Apprenticeship in Minnesota.
- The IMT Apprenticeship is an 18-month long, 3,000-hour program that is building the pipeline of highly qualified and diverse individuals prepared to enter middle- and high-skilled occupations within the manufacturing sector.
Women in Skilled Trades
- MRTP works to provide mentoring, job placement, and retention services for women in construction and manufacturing Registered Apprenticeships.