For centuries, apprenticeship training has produced some of the world’s greatest skilled craftsworkers and artisans. Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci were both products of apprenticeships!
Today, apprenticeship’s uniquely effective approach to skills attainment continues to be an important pathway for young people into well-paying, high-demand jobs. YouthBuild practitioners or anyone interested in apprenticeship can use this brief guide to understand:
- DOL’s National Registered Apprenticeship System;
- how to establish and manage relationships with registered apprenticeship programs; and
- how to strengthen the links between local YouthBuild programs and DOL’s Office of
- Apprenticeship state and regional offices as well as State Apprenticeship Agencies.