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 credential.
Earn a competitive wage from day one
Gain knowledge from on-the-job learning and job-related classroom training
Earn a portable credential within your industry
WHY BECOME AN APPRENTICE
Through an apprenticeship program, you can obtain paid, relevant workplace experience while acquiring the skills and credentials that employer’s value. 94% of apprentices who complete an apprenticeship retain employment, with an average annual salary of $70,000. Learn more about the benefits of apprenticeship for career seekers and prospective apprentices.
Earn as you learn with a guaranteed wage increase as you develop new skills
Receive an industry-recognized and nationally-portable credential
JUMPSTART YOUR CAREER
Ease the transition from school to career by working and learning at the same time
Gain workplace-relevant skills in the field of your choice through on-the-job learning
Get academic credit towards a college degree for the skills you learn while avoiding student debt
Connect with mentor(s) in your chosen industry who can help you advance your career
How to Become an Apprentice
- Apprenticeship opportunities are offered through an employer or the program sponsor.
- To become an apprentice, search for an opportunity using our Apprenticeship Finder and apply directly with the employer or the program sponsor.
- Questions about a specific opportunity? Contact the employer or the program sponsor for more information.
Still have questions about apprenticeship? Visit our FAQs to learn more.