National Apprenticeship Week 2021

Announcing National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week will be November 15-21. Learn how you can get involved!

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October Celebrations

Diversity Celebrations in October

We are proud to celebrate three expressions of diversity this October

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ACA Membership

Announcing ACA Membership

View the full list of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) members

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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

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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First master’s degree registered apprenticeship with an HBCU established in America

Alabama A&M University is taking education and training to a new level with the development of this apprenticeship program, in the field of Social Work. …Read More

US DOL appoints 29 members to newly reinstated Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship

The advisory committee will also promote greater awareness of the benefits of apprenticeship, foster increased alignment between apprenticeship opportunities

Forty Garrett students join apprenticeship program

With pens in hand, 20 seniors and 20 juniors signed their names onto official documents, becoming the first members of Garrett High School’s welding

Purdue Cyber Apprenticeship Program Announces $5,000 Kickstart Program

To help companies develop and gain access to much needed cybersecurity talent, the Purdue Cyber Apprenticeship Program (P-CAP) is offering eligible employers