Registered Apprenticeship training is distinguished from other types of workplace training by several factors:

  • Participants who are newly hired (or already employed) earn wages from employers during training
  • Programs must meet national standards for registration with the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Programs provide on-the-job learning and job-related technical instruction
  • On-the-job learning is conducted in the work setting under the direction of one or more of the employer’s personnel
  • Training results in an industry-recognized credential