National Apprenticeship Week 2020

National Apprenticeship Week 2020

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Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program

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Welcome to Apprenticeship.gov

Apprenticeship.gov is the one-stop source to connect career seekers, employers, and education partners with apprenticeship resources. Discover apprenticeships across industries, how programs are started by employers, and how to become an apprentice.

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BECOME AN APPRENTICE

I'M A CAREER SEEKER

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Jump start your future, hone your craft, learn from the pros, and build your career through apprenticeship.

START A PROGRAM

I'M AN EMPLOYER

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Create your future workforce, improve productivity, and reduce turn-over with a high-quality apprenticeship program.

ENGAGE EMPLOYERS AND STUDENTS

I'M AN EDUCATOR

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Introduce a fast-track path to student employment in high-demand careers.

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Did You Know?

Apprenticeship has a proven track record of producing strong results for both employers and workers. Apprenticeship programs offer access to hundreds of occupations, in high-growth and emerging industries.

$70K Average Starting Salary

Average starting salary after an apprentice completes an apprenticeship program

94% Employment Retention

Percentage of apprentices who retain employment after apprenticeship completion

$300K+ Lifetime Earning Advantage

Apprentice graduates earn more over their lifetime compared to peers who don't

New Machine Operator Apprenticeship Launches in Yakima County for Food Manufacturers

Over the next 10 years, 596 food-processing employees across Washington State will transition to upper level positions within the company, many requiring skill

Direct Support Professional Apprenticeship Program Recruiting New Apprentices

Aside from the benefits of furthering your education, Mr. Matthie said the program also offers several other benefits, including being paid for the time you’re

Apprenticeship Program for High School Students Launches Through Virtual Signing Ceremony

San Joaquin County high school students will be the first in the state to take part in the new Apprenticeships Reaching Career Horizons (ARCH) program, a first