Frequently Asked Questions

What recruitment sources can a sponsor utilize to meet its outreach and recruitment requirements?

Equal Employment Opportunity

Under the Equal Employment Opportunity regulations for Registered Apprenticeship Programs, sponsors must develop and update annually a list of current recruitment sources that will generate referrals from all demographic groups within the relevant recruitment area.  Examples of relevant recruitment sources include the public workforce system’s American Job Centers and local workforce development boards; community-based organizations; community colleges; vocational, career, and technical schools; pre-apprenticeship programs; and Federally-funded youth job training programs such as YouthBuild and Job Corps or their successors.  The Office of Apprenticeship (OA) has developed a Universal Outreach Tool to assist sponsors in expanding their outreach and recruitment efforts. The tool can be accessed from the Universal Outreach Tool linkon the Apprenticeship Equal Employment Opportunity Recruit and Hire webpage.

OA encourages program sponsors to post their apprenticeship openings with their respective state job banks and local American Job Centers.  For more information about posting opportunities with state job banks, please visit the Career One Stop site.

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