CANDIDATE FAQ

Why apprenticeship?

Determining which direction to take your career is a major decision. Pursuing a registered apprenticeship program can be a great way to start a career in a new industry for recent graduates or those transitioning from various life stages or careers!

What’s in it for you?

  • Earn while you learn and have a with an increasing wage during the apprenticeship.
  • Develop new skills in an in-demand field.
  • Receive the investment and commitment of your employers to ensure your personal and professional growth.
  • Be supported by a mentor who is an expert in your chosen field.
  • Begin a long-term career with little or no college debt.
  • Earn a nationally-recognized apprenticeship certificate from the Department of Labor.

What is registered apprenticeship?

Registered apprenticeship is an industry-driven talent development strategy that combines on-the-job experience with formal classroom learning. Registered apprenticeships are collaboratively developed and deployed through partnerships between employers, training and education providers, and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and are approved and registered by the U.S. DOL to ensure that programs are high-quality and high-value for apprentices and employers.

What industries offer registered apprenticeship?

Though apprenticeship is traditionally associated with skilled trades and manufacturing, registered apprenticeship opportunities are available in a variety of industries! From manufacturing and trades to IT and healthcare, learn more about how to find apprenticeship opportunities here!

How do I get started?

Learn more about how to become an apprentice here!