Frequently Asked Questions

Registered Apprenticeship

Technical Assistance

  • RAPIDS is the Registered Apprenticeship Partners Information Database System. It serves as your primary platform for managing your apprentices, occupations, job openings, and other relevant program information, if your state uses RAPIDS.

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  • As a sponsor of a Registered Apprenticeship Program, login to the Registered Apprenticeship Partners Information Data System (RAPIDS) and navigate to the “Data Sharing” tab. Check the box “Opt-Out of data sharing” and click the Save button.

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  • As a sponsor of a Registered Apprenticeship Program, login to the Registered Apprenticeship Partners Information Data System (RAPIDS) and navigate to the “Data Sharing” tab. Update the contact name, email address, phone number, address, and click the Save button.

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Program Types

  • A Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) is a proven model of apprenticeship that has been validated by the Department of Labor or State Apprenticeship Agency.

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Sponsors

  • Administering and maintaining a Registered Apprenticeship Program is the responsibility of the sponsor. However, there may be workforce development funds and other support available from federal, state, local and community partners.

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  • Any employer, association, committee, or organization that operates a Registered Apprenticeship Program. Sponsors design and execute apprenticeship programs, provide jobs to apprentices, oversee training development, and provide hands-on learning.

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