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Celebrating Black History Month February

Celebrating Black History Month

Recognizing the contributions of Black leaders, workers, mentors, and apprentices

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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Read about the latest NPRM titled National Apprenticeship System Enhancements.

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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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RA Academy

RA Academy is here!

The Registered Apprenticeship Academy is now accessible via the tab above.

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ApprenticeshipUSA

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.

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.

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.

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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

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Business Roundtable, National Governors Association Release Paper on Opportunities for States and Business to Expand Registered Apprenticeships

In recognition of National Apprenticeship Week, the paper highlights the significance of Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs), which are intensive…Read More

JPMorgan Chase Announces $3.5 Million in New Commitments to Scale Apprenticeship Programs

New philanthropic commitments will help expand apprenticeship opportunities for more people and scale programs for in-demand occupations.

New Report: Apprenticeships Poised to Move 830,000 Workers Into Strong Careers, Creating $28.5 Billion in Additional Earnings in 2024

New Report: Apprenticeships Poised to Move 830,000 Workers Into Strong Careers, Creating $28.5 Billion in Additional Earnings in 2024

Vice President Harris Visits Boston to Highlight Apprenticeship Programs

Vice President Kamala Harris is in the Bay State to highlight the Biden Administration’s efforts to support the nation’s workers.