What are they?
A work arrangement that includes a paid-work component and an educational or instructional component, where an individual obtains workplace-relevant knowledge and skills.
What industries can provide apprenticeships?
Nearly all! Apprenticeships work for companies who are facing many challenges: diversifying their workforce, have an aging workforce close to retirement, want to close the gap between their workers credentials and skills, want to keep pace with technology, and more. Read more on the DOL site about apprenticeships or contact us for more information.
DOL Apprenticeship site: https://www.dol.gov/featured/apprenticeship/employers
How do I start an apprenticeship?
Over 150,000 businesses have integrated apprenticeships into their talent development strategy - check out the Employer Fact Sheet
Review the DOL Quick Start Guide here: https://www.doleta.gov/oa/employers/apprenticeship_toolkit.pdf or call the workforce board to discuss