About Apprenticeship

WHAT IS APPRENTICESHIP?

Apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential.

HOW CAN AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM BENEFIT YOU?

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SKILLED WORKFORCE

Recruit and develop a highly-skilled workforce that helps you grow your business

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POSITIVE IMPACT TO YOUR BOTTOM LINE

Improve productivity, profitability, and your bottom line

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CUSTOMIZABLE TRAINING

Create flexible training options that ensure workers develop the right skills

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MINIMIZE COSTS

Reduce turnover and liability costs

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TAX AND EMPLOYEE TUITION BENEFITS

Receive tax credits and employee tuition benefits in participating states

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RETAIN WORKERS

94% of apprentices continue employment after the conclusion of the apprenticeship program

TYPES OF APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

There are now two types of apprenticeship programs that employers can offer:

INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZEDAPPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

An Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP) is a customizable model of apprenticeship that has been validated by a proven industry accreditor. 

REGISTEREDAPPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

A Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) is a proven model of apprenticeship that has been validated by the Department of Labor or a State Apprenticeship Agency.

CONNECT WITH AN APPRENTICESHIP REPRESENTATIVE

Are you seeking more information or need help getting started? Visit our Contact Us page, select "Assistance with Starting a Program" as the Topic, and we'll help connect you to an apprenticeship representative to address your needs.

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