Find out “Why Apprenticeship” is a great option for businesses and career seekers alike. Businesses can use the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) model to grow a skilled talent pool. For those looking to prepare for a high-pay, in-demand career, Registered Apprenticeship is a great option to get a paycheck while learning on the job. Nearly every industry utilizes the apprenticeship model to prepare people for great careers. Check out our video series “Why Apprenticeship?” to find out how a Registered Apprenticeship Program might be a good fit for you.

Apprenticeship is a time-tested means of successfully training individuals for high-paying, in-demand careers. OSD oversees Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAP) in Arkansas through the Office of Apprenticeship (OA). OA assists companies in designing and launching apprenticeship programs, as well as leveraging a variety of funding avenues associated with apprenticeship in Arkansas.

There are a variety of industry sectors that offer Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAP) as a step toward high-skilled, high-paying careers. Most RAPs replace the need for a college education, those that don’t can easily be a bridge to a formal degree.

RAP can be a great start to a fulfilling career. In addition to learning relevant job skills, Registered Apprentices can avoid the crippling debt of college loans. They also benefit from experienced mentors in their field. Registered Apprentices are paid for their work, and their wages increase with the growth of their job skills and knowledge.

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There are great benefits for apprentices in Arkansas

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