Fact 1:Apprentices earn a competitive wage from their employers during training.
Fact 2:Apprenticeship programs provide structured on-the-job learning to prepare workers for a successful career.
Fact 3:Apprentices receive on-the-job learning under the instruction of an experienced mentor.
94% of apprentices who complete an apprenticeship retain employment.
Fact 4:Apprentices are provided classroom instruction on the critical aspects of their careers.
Fact 5:Apprentices earn a portable, nationally-recognized credential within their industry.
Nationwide during 2019 there were over 633,000 apprentices obtaining the skills they need to succeed while earning the wages they need to build financial security.
- Lengnick-Hall, M. (2007). Hidden talent: How leading companies hire, retain, and benefit from people with disabilities. Westport, CT: Praeger.
U.S. Department of Labor. (2019). Registered apprenticeship data and statistics.