Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program

WHAT IS AN INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM?

An Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP) is a new, customizable model of apprenticeship that is validated by a proven industry accreditor.

 

Continue to explore Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs or click here to learn about Registered Apprenticeship Programs.

What are the components of an Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program?

  • Paid Work
  • Work-Based Learning
  • Mentorship
  • Educational & Instructional Component
  • Industry Credential 
  • Safety and Supervision 
  • Equal Employment Opportunity 

INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM ACCREDITOR?

U.S. Department of Labor will release an application that interested entities may use to apply to be an IRAP accrediting organization. This application will require prospective accrediting organizations to describe their policies and procedures for developing and validating standards and accrediting high-quality IRAPs. The proposed form is currently available for public comment. To learn more, visit the accreditor fact sheet and view a recording of the webinar.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

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Email: apprenticeship@dol.gov