Start your career and build your skillset through apprenticeship

Seeking a high-paying, high-quality career? Explore the benefits of apprenticeship and find the apprenticeship right for you.

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.

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PAID JOB

Earn a competitive wage from day one

Education

EDUCATION

Gain knowledge from on-the-job learning and job-related classroom training

Credentials

CREDENTIALS

Earn a portable, nationally-recognized 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.

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PAID JOB

Earn as you learn with a guaranteed wage increase as you develop new skills

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CREDENTIALS

Receive an industry-recognized and nationally-portable credential 

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JUMPSTART YOUR CAREER

Ease the transition from school to career by working and learning at the same time

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EDUCATION

Gain workplace-relevant skills in the field of your choice through on-the-job learning

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DEGREE POTENTIAL

Get academic credit towards a college degree for the skills you learn while avoiding student debt

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MENTORSHIP

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.

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Still have questions about apprenticeship? Visit our FAQs to learn more.