Adapting a proven training model to serve people in prison. 

Apprenticeship has received increased attention in recent years as a high-quality training model. Apprenticeships combine paid work with structured on-the-job training (OJT) and classroom-based related technical instruction (RTI).

A small but growing number of prisons offer apprenticeships as an education and training option, providing people in prison with a meaningful training experience that is potentially valuable after release. This research brief provides an overview of how registered apprenticeship programs operate in federal and state correctional institutions.