Celebrating Black History Month February

Honoring Black History Month

Recognizing the contributions of Black leaders to the workforce

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American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI)

Review ROI data and other RA outcomes through the American Apprenticeship Initiative.

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Inflation Reduction Act

IRA Apprenticeship Resources

Review information, resources, and FAQs on the Apprenticeship provisions in the IRA.

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Interactive Data Visualizations

Click through and learn more about apprentices by state.

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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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RA TA Centers of Excellence

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

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Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative

Learn how this growing network of over 200 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.

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.

$77K Average Starting Salary

Average starting salary after an apprentice completes an apprenticeship program

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93% 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

10 Tips Narrow the Disability Employment Gap

Close the Disability Employment Gap with Registered Apprenticeship

Ready, Willing and ABLE Orange County represents a new approach to creating long-term employment opportunities for Californians with disabilities.Read More

Registered Apprenticeship Training Connected With Safer Workplaces

“Apprentices are safer because they’re learning all the proper techniques,” said Peter Guzman, manager of L&I’s Apprenticeship Program. 

PPPL Apprenticeship: National Model for Skilled Tech Training

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s apprentice program provides apprentices with on-the-job training and classes in cutting-edge technical fields.

Apprentices and hospital among award winners

Alexis Johnson, Brianna Shelton and Patty Kim Taylor were among the latest winners of statewide awards recognizing apprentices, programs and employers.

Celebrate 85 Years of Apprenticeship with Us

US DOL Secretary Marty Walsh incudes our #RegisteredApprenticeship among three #innovative Professional Apprenticeships at the kickoff of #NAW22 National Apprentice Week at Aon Headquarters in Chicago with the #FLOTUS. Hosted by AO…https://lnkd.in/eQiw7mQ8 https://lnkd.in/eQ78XNk


Jan 22

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Thanks to @_AASPA_ for having us present at the National Educator Shortage Summit. We are leaving inspired that one day aspiring educators will be able to become a teacher for free and get paid to do so in America. #educatorshortage #growyourown #registeredapprenticeship


Jan 21

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You can prove your qualifications in many ways, not all of them require a degree 🏆 💪 🗓 #SkillsForLife #HospitalityShowcase #NationalApprenticeshipWeek #NAW2022 #HospitalityApprenticeshipShowcase2023 #HAS2023 #apprenticeships #HouseofCommons


Jan 18

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