Assess your workforce needs, consider how this new flexibility in apprenticeship could offer the right talent development solution, and develop a program.
Familiarize yourself with the DOL standards for high-quality IRAPs.
Identify trusted national industry leaders in your industry sector and encourage them to apply for recognition as an SRE.
Monitor DOL’s IRAP website for up-to-date information about recognized SREs.
Seek recognition from an SRE in your industry or occupational area.
IRAPs that seek to train apprentices to perform construction activities cannot be recognized by SREs.