Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program
WHAT IS AN INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM?
An Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP) is a customizable model of apprenticeship that has been validated by a proven industry accreditor.
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What are the components of an Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program?
- Paid Work
- Work-Based Learning
- Educational & Instructional Component
- Industry Credential
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. To learn more, visit the accreditor fact sheet and view a recording of the webinar.
CONNECT WITH AN APPRENTICESHIP REPRESENTATIVE
Are you seeking more information or need help getting started? Visit our Contact Us page, select Program Assistance as the Topic, and we'll help connect you to an apprenticeship representative to address your needs.