Upcoming NGA Events: (Please note that there are other apprenticeship events on the CoP calendar) Tues, Feb 13 from 4-4:30pm ET: Webinar on Introduction to Policy Alignment This interactive workshop will introduce grantees to the fundamentals of policy alignment and explore strategies to successfully align policies with local, state, and federal policies. There will be
The United States has a long history of apprenticeship training in the skilled trades like construction, plumbing, electrical and automotive. Typically led by labor organizations, these programs partner apprentices with skilled mentors and provide educational opportunities in state-of-the art learning facilities to prepare workers for high-paying jobs.
More recently, apprenticeship has expanded into new fields, including many once thought to require a college degree, such as IT, healthcare, energy, business, advanced manufacturing, culinary arts, customer service, hotel and restaurant management and sales.
We’ve identified occupational standards in 10 job categories across four countries: the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and Australia. See what kind of skills are required for apprenticeships in a range of occupations in other countries.