Occupations such as Pre-K Teacher, Early Childhood Educator, Child Development Specialist, Nursing, Personal and Home Health Assistants, and more will increase by almost 40% in the coming years. While care jobs are a growing occupational sector, most work cannot be outsourced or automated, it is imperative that these jobs attract and retain highly skilled workers.

Registered Apprenticeships are innovative work-based training programs that allow employers to develop and prepare their future workforce, while providing individuals with an earn while you learn approach to career development.

Registered Apprenticeship is a smart strategy with proven benefits for employers, workers, and the overall economy.

Registered Apprenticeship Programs Help Employers:

  • Recruit and develop a highly skilled workforce to help grow their business
  • Improve productivity, profitability, and an employer’s bottom line
  • Create flexible training options that ensure workers develop the right skills
  • Minimize liability costs through appropriate training of workers
  • Receive tax credits and employee tuition benefits in participating states
  • Increase retention of workers, during and following the apprenticeship

How we can assist your organization:

  • Provide technical assistance free of charge to develop your Registered Apprenticeship Program
  • Assist you in working with the USDOL Office of Apprenticeship or State Apprenticeship Agency
  • Develop On-The-Job Learning competencies for each occupation
  • Partner with secondary and post-secondary educational providers for the academic portion of the apprenticeship
  • Partner with the regional and local workforce system to assist in funding and other resources
  • Work on strategies to recruit and retain workforce including diversity
  • Provide incentive funding to help launch your program

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