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Juneteenth

159th anniversary of Juneteenth

Commemorating the end of slavery and the emancipation of enslaved Black individuals.

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Happy Pride Month, Love, Respect, Freedom, Tolerance, Equality, Pride

Celebrating Pride Month

We are proud to support diversity in apprenticeship and honor the LGBTQ+ community

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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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White House

New Executive Order

Scaling and Expanding Registered Apprenticeships in Industries and Federal Government

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Announcing ACA Membership

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

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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.

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 strong results for employers and workers, offering access to hundreds of occupations in high-growth and emerging industries. (Kansas Dept of Commerce Common Reporting Information System (CRIS))

$80K Average Starting Salary

Average starting salary after an apprentice completes an apprenticeship program

90% Employment Retention

Percentage of apprentices who retain employment after apprenticeship completion

$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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For principal apprenticeships, look to the Peace Garden State

Over the last several years, apprenticeships have become an increasingly popular solution for school staffing shortages.Read More

National Institute for Industry and Career Advancement™ and U.S. Department of Labor Highlight Pathways to Careers in Manufacturing at Arizona Event

Acting Labor Secretary Julie Su and industry leaders discuss role of CTE programs in bridging K-12 education to advanced manufacturing careers.

Houston offers free prep classes for high-paying construction apprenticeships

A paid apprenticeship program in skilled trades and construction is recruiting candidates for its free prep class. 

ComEd, HIRE360 Celebrate New Graduating Class of EV Pre-Apprenticeship Program

A diverse class of 16 graduates from across the Chicagoland area has completed the eight-week training program, preparing them to meet entry-level trades roles