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An Effectiveness Assessment and Cost-benefit Analysis of Registered Apprenticeship in 10 States

Registered Apprenticeship (RA) is a career-training program that seeks to produce well-trained workers whose skills are in high demand.

The Federal Resources Playbook for Registered Apprenticeship

Registered Apprenticeships represent a valuable investment in the skills that can put a worker on a proven path to the middleclass and get the job done for employers and businesses looking to grow and expand

Introduction to the Apprenticeship Toolkit: Youth with Disabilities Entering the Workplace through Apprenticeship

This tool kit was developed under contract with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.

Module 1: Understanding Apprenticeship Basics

Apprenticeship is one of the oldest forms of training. It involves learning on the job under the direction of a master or senior worker.

Module 2: Preparing Youth and Young Adults for Apprenticeship Programs

Far too many youth, particularly those with disabilities, leave secondary education without a clear plan for post-secondary studies and careers.

Module 3: Increasing the Participation of Young Adults with Disabilities in Apprenticeship Programs

A practical guide to understanding the value of apprenticeships, their structure and how they fill talent pipelines.

Module 4: Establishing New Apprenticeship Programs

A lack of available apprenticeship openings should not deter interested private and nonprofit agencies and organizations or individuals from pursuing apprenticeship as a post-secondary option for young adults with disabilities.

Module 5: What Apprenticeship Employers Need To Know About Working with Young Adults with Disabilities

According to the 2007 American Community Survey (ACS), 12.8 percent of the civilian noninstitutionalized population ages 21 to 64 years in the United States reported a disability
— more than 22 million people.

Module 6: Looking to Future Opportunities in Apprenticeship

Current projections of employment growth reveal opportunities to expand the number of apprenticeship program sponsors and training slots over the next decade, both within the traditional building and construction base of apprenticeship, and in newer apprenticeship occupations.

Apprenticeship Works Guide for Educators-Service Providers

Apprentices earn a salary while gaining the skills necessary to succeed in exciting, high-demand professions

The Federal Resources Playbook for Registered Apprenticeship

Registered Apprenticeships represent a valuable investment in the skills that can put a worker on a proven path to the middle class and get the job done for employers and businesses looking to grow and expand.

More Resources for Apprenticeship

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