Case Studies

Explore the Impact of Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship is a proven solution for your workforce challenges. Explore the collection of case studies below to learn more about how apprenticeship is providing benefits to organizations in a wide variety of industries.

Effective Partnerships, Develop Local Talent, Retain Workers

In this case study, learn how The West Michigan Works! Workforce Development Board's sponsorship of Registered Apprenticeship programs supports economic growth.

Develop Local Talent

A case study that describes how Maricopa County Workforce Development Board uses WIOA funding to support apprenticeship.

Develop Local Talent, Diversity, Skilled Workforce

Case study on WIOA and the The Gulf Coast Workforce Development Board and Adaptive Construction Solutions Inc.

Skilled Workforce

U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons created an apprenticeship program in alignment with their Occupational Education Program (OEP).

Skilled Workforce

United Services Military Apprenticeship Program is a proven model that helps support, retain, and upskill Sailors, Marines, Coast Guard while on active duty.

Skilled Workforce

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created an apprenticeship program in alignment with their Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program.


Building Pathways Inc., a six-week pre-apprenticeship training program set up by the Boston Building Trades Unions, was founded to diversify their members.

Skilled Workforce

The Digital Services Fellows (DSF) Pre-Apprenticeship program focuses on training Philadelphia high school graduates interested in information technology (IT).

Retain Workers

CVS Health has created pre-apprenticeship programs to create a pool of qualified applicants for its Pharmacy Technician Registered Apprenticeship Program.

Diversified Workforce

JFF and its partners are recruiting and training new and incumbent workers to increase the number of skilled workers in area of manufacturing.

Broadened Recruitment

IMPAQ in concert with two community colleges share strategies to address the lack of female representation in non-traditional fields like IT and Construction.

Industry Allyship

Chicago Women in Trades and Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. formed a network and support system to advocate for access to opportunities for women in the trades.

Expand Employer Base

Harper College has continued to innovate in apprenticeship, expanding to four programs and leading community colleges in apprenticeship engagement.

Diverse Talent

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College and its partners focused on funding apprenticeship in the IT industry and advanced manufacturing to expand VA's workforce

Effective Partnerships

Macomb Community College leveraged the AAI grant to promote apprenticeship, partner with other colleges, and create job opportunities for the community.

Retain Workers

In the absence of an immediately skilled local labor market to support the business demand, Hypertherm turned to apprenticeship to create a skilled workforce.

Positive Impact to Your Bottom Line

Due to a lack of skilled labor in Russell County Kentucky, Dr. Schneider utilized the TRACK initiative to create their own apprenticeship program.

Reduce Turnover

Blue Cross Blue Shield has utilized apprenticeship for over 20 years to strengthen "Blue Cross Culture," lower attrition, and fulfill other workforce needs.


Wells Fargo launched an apprenticeship program focused on attracting and placing veteran talent in high-skilled financial service occupations.

Skilled Workforce

To address workforce demands for skilled workers, Lockheed Martin hosts multiple technical and manufacturing apprenticeship programs.

Customizable Training

Aon launched its inaugural U.S. Apprenticeship Program to connect with a wider pool of prospective candidates and to cultivate future talent for the company.