Jump Start Your Career Through Apprenticeship

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When you're ready, you're ready. Why wait years to gain skills and unleash your potential when you can start now? Become an apprentice to get started in the career you're planning for, today.

What is Registered 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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Earn a competitive wage from day one

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

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Earn a portable credential within your industry

Registered Apprenticeship in Action

Raquel Gonzales

Learn how Raquel Gonzales found success through the Vestas Apprenticeship Program.


Learn how Walgreens' Youth Apprenticeship program allows qualifying South Carolina students to earn and learn while in high school.

Hartford Apprentice

Learn how Hartford's Apprenticeship Program allows participants to get a college degree - without the loans - and start a professional career with a great starting salary.

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Watch the video to see apprentice graduates weigh in on the best reasons to do an apprenticeship. 

Jonathan Viera

Learn how Jonathan took flight with Registered Apprenticeship.

What can Apprenticeship do for you

What can apprenticeship do for you? We asked several recent graduates. 

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Paid Job

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

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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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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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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 Job 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.
  • If you are interested in seeking an apprenticeship but need more guidance, find an American Job Center near you. They help businesses find qualified workers and can help you obtain an apprenticeship to enhance your career.
  • An inclusive apprenticeship program is an apprenticeship program designed to be accessible to and inclusive of all candidates, including people with disabilities. Inclusive apprenticeship programs provide opportunities for people with disabilities, including individuals with cognitive, neurological, physical, mental health, and sensory disabilities, to gain credentials and skills to succeed in their desired careers. Visit the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship (PIA) to learn more about advancing your career through inclusive apprenticeship, including information on how to become an apprentice, disclosing a disability, and requesting accommodations.
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Ready to jumpstart your career in a high demand field? Find your desired opportunity using the Apprenticeship Finder.