Apprenticeships – Vocabulary explained
pipe fitter – a tradesperson who installs, assembles, fabricates, maintains and repairs mechanical piping systems.
machinist – a tradesperson or trained professional, who not only operates machine tools, but has the knowledge of tooling and materials required to create set ups on machine tools including, but not limited to milling machines, grinders, lathes, and drilling machines.
multi-platform – typically means capable of running on two or more different hardware platforms.
connotation – meaning
perception – the way something is viewed or looks
compelled – forced
GED – General Educational Development Test; an alternative to a US high school diploma; sometimes referred to as General Educational Diploma or Graduate Equivalency Degree
offset – to counteract something
afforded – provided
shadowing – the act of following someone around, overseeing them