What is a Registered Apprenticeship

Registered apprenticeship is on-the-job training and classroom instruction that prepares students for highly-skilled jobs in various industries. For each year of a registered apprenticeship program, an apprentice will receive approximately 2,000 hours of paid on-the-job training and a minimum of 144 hours of related classroom instruction.  Registered apprenticeship programs are offered for one to six years. Upon program completion, an apprentice recieves an industry-recognized certification that is portable from state to state.

Registered Apprenticeship: For Students in Texas

US Department of Labor list of Apprenticeship Occupations