Recognizing Second Chance Month

Learn how DOL assists with transitioning from incarceration to apprenticeship

Youth Apprenticeship Week May 5-11, 2024

Youth Apprenticeship Week

You're invited to participate in the 1st Annual Youth Apprenticeship Week!

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White House

New Executive Order

Scaling and Expanding Registered Apprenticeships in Industries and Federal Government

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ACA Membership

Announcing ACA Membership

Acting Secretary Su appoints thirty new members to serve on the ACA.

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ATR BSR Training

USDOL COE is hosting national trainings!

Register now for training to help align America’s workforce & apprenticeship systems!

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View the Factsheet

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



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



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

Office of Apprenticeship Key Initiatives

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State Incentives to Promote and Support Apprenticeship

Incentives are helpful for attracting employers to apprenticeships and expanding access to apprenticeship for underrepresented populations.

Apprentices Working Together

Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative

Learn how this growing network of over 303 employers, labor organizations, educators, and other stakeholders serve as champions for expanding and diversifying Registered Apprenticeship.

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Evaluation of the American Apprenticeship Initiative

Learn about the American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) and how it provides grants to expand Registered Apprenticeship into new sectors and to populations historically underrepresented.

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RA TA Centers of Excellence

Apprenticeship Technical Assistance Centers of Excellence (RA TA Centers) serve as resources to stakeholders throughout the Registered Apprenticeship system. 

Did You Know?

Registered 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.

$80K Average Starting Salary

Average starting salary after an apprentice completes an apprenticeship program

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90% Employment Retention

Percentage of apprentices who retain employment after apprenticeship completion

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$300K+ Lifetime Earning Advantage

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

Stay in the Know

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Looking to see who is innovating in apprenticeship? Visit our investments section to learn about current grant and contract awards, and new opportunities you can apply to! You can also check-out our State Tax Credits and Tuition Support, and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity information to learn how the U.S. Department of Labor and state agencies are supporting apprenticeship expansion and innovation.


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In The News

Revision Energy Training New Workers

Pre-apprenticeship program trains new Mainers for jobs in renewable energy

The eight-week class is run by ReVision Energy and funded by a Maine Department of Labor grant.Read More

U.S. Departments of Education and Labor Continue Biden-Harris Administration’s Push for Better Pay and High-Quality Pathways into Education Professions

The U.S. Department of Education (ED), in coordination with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), announced new efforts today to expand high-quality and

US Department of Labor Announces Availability of $6M in Grants to Attract, Retain Women in Registered Apprenticeships, Nontraditional Occupations

WANTO grants address underrepresentation of women in high-growth, high-wage industries. 

National Institute for Innovation and Technology Hosts Austin Semiconductor Panel, Awards GlobalFoundries & Applied Materials, Inc. for Pioneering Semiconductor Registered Apprenticeships

Panel discussion addresses industry talent gap, acknowledges GlobalFoundries & Applied Materials, Inc. for semiconductor manufacturing Registered