Solo-Auto-Mechanic_croppedWelcome to the AIIA website.

AIIA is dedicated to supporting and encouraging a robust system of apprenticeship in the U.S. that will develop highly-skilled workers precisely suited to American workplace needs.

AIIA helps employers understand how apprenticeship training can improve the workforce pipeline, and also helps them get started in developing their own apprenticeship programs.

Screen Shot 2016-04-25 at 14.45.51AIIA is also committed to helping future workers understand the power of apprenticeship.  People in apprenticeships don’t need to go into debt or spend years in a classroom to prepare for lucrative and rewarding professions.  By combining on-the-job training with relevant, related instruction, apprenticeships let people earn – and produce – while they learn.

Occupational Standards

Compare apprenticeship standards in 10 major industries across five countries:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia

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Check out Dr. Lerman's (and guests!) articles on how and why apprenticeship can work in the U.S.

Dr. Robert Lerman is an economist with the Urban Institute and American University. He is the founder of AIIA.

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