Find out “Why Apprenticeship” is a great option for businesses and career seekers alike. Businesses can use the apprenticeship model to grow a skilled talent pool. For those looking to prepare for a high-pay, in-demand career, apprenticeship is 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 apprenticeship 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 (RA) programs in Arkansas through the Office of Apprenticeship (OA). OA assists companies to design and launch apprenticeship programs, as well as leverage a variety of funding avenues associated with apprenticeship in Arkansas.

There are a variety of industry sectors that offer apprenticeship as a step toward a high-skilled, high-paying career. Most apprenticeships replace the need for a college education, those that don’t, can easily be a bridge to a formal degree.

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

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