Apprenticeships

Explore the Benefits of a Registered Apprenticeship Program.

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Launch Your Career with Meaningful Work Experience.

Relevant work experience is critical for career success. However, if youā€™re just starting out, finding jobs that will offer you the experience you need can be challenging.

An apprenticeship program can provide you with opportunities to gain hands-on experience, build relationships with other industry professionals, and learn from a mentor who is currently succeeding in their career.

What is an Apprenticeship?

A registered apprenticeship is an employer-driven model that combines on-the-job learning with related classroom instruction that increases an apprenticeā€™s skill level and wages.Ā 

Classroom instruction is specific to a company’s unique processes and culture. Whether you are a new hire or a current employee, your apprenticeship training curriculum is tailored to your specific position and the skills you need for success.

Apprenticeship Benefits:

  • Get hired for a full-time job.
  • Earn competitive wages.
  • Receive on-the-job training in your new role.
  • Gain knowledge from experienced peers, mentors & managers.
  • Grow your income & advance your career as you develop new skills & abilities.

An Apprenticeship Is NOT the Same as an Internship.

Apprenticeships and internships are not the same thing. From their purpose, length of time, pay structure, employee status and other elements – these programs have differences that employers and candidates need to be aware of.

Apprenticeship:

Apprenticeship Commitments & Benefits

Internship:

5 Core Components of a Registered Apprenticeship

Business Involvement:
Employers are the foundation of every registered apprenticeship program.
1
Structured-on-the-Job Training:
Apprentices receive on-the-job training from an experienced industry mentor and their project teams for a minimum of one year.
2
Related Instruction:
Apprenticeships combine on-the-job learning with technical skill-building provided by best-in-class providers, including vendors, technical consultants, community colleges, and continuing education programs (higher ed)ā€”provided online or at the job site.
3
Rewards for Skill Gains:
Apprentices receive increases in wages as they demonstrate competency and develop higher-level skills.
4
National Occupational Credential:
Registered apprenticeship programs result in a nationally-recognized credentialā€”a 100% guarantee to employers that apprentices are fully qualified for the job.
5

Take the Next Step in Your Career.

Advance your job search and explore apprenticeship opportunities now!