NAW 2021

7th Annual National Apprenticeship Week

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National Online Dialogue

Share your ideas on how U.S. DOL can foster inclusive apprenticeships

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Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative

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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.

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.

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.

$72K Average Starting Salary

Average starting salary after an apprentice completes an apprenticeship program

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92% 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

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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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Secretary Walsh, Swiss President Parmelin Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Expand Registered Apprenticeship Programs in the US

U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and Switzerland’s President Guy Parmelin signed a memorandum of understanding today to expand apprenticeships among Swiss

National Online Dialogue to Foster Inclusive Apprenticeships

U.S. Department of Labor opens online dialogue with stakeholders to expand access among underrepresented communities to registered apprenticeships

US Department of Labor Marks 7th Annual National Apprenticeship Week

The U.S. Department of Labor announced the kickoff of the seventh annual National Apprenticeship Week, Nov. 15-21 2021, a Presidential proclamation on