What is Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential.

Our Apprenticeship Success Coordinator Lori Spicer is standing by to connect your business to a pathway to “growing your own” talent through a USDOL Registered Apprenticeship, ensuring individuals complete with a national, industry-recognized credential.

What is a Registered Apprenticeship?

Registered apprenticeships are high-quality work-based learning and post-secondary earn-and-learn models that meet national standards for registration with the U.S. Department of Labor (or federally recognized State Apprenticeship Agencies). Learn more about about registered apprenticeship.

Becoming an Employer Sponsor

Your company must be ready to compete in the global economy. By training apprentices you will create an employee pool that will contribute to your bottom line and meet your future workforce needs. Apprenticeship training is a key investment in your company’s future. Key benefits include:

  • Helps recruit and develop a highly skilled workforce
  • Improves productivity and the bottom line
  • Reduces turnover costs and increases employee retention
  • Creates industry-driven and flexible training solutions to meet national and local needs

Learn more about apprenticeships at MI Apprenticeship and their overall goal of expanding and enhancing Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeships.