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Apprenticeship Information

What Are Apprenticeships?

The New Registered Apprenticeship programs are unique, flexible instruction programs combining job related credit courses with structured on-the-job learning experiences. An apprenticeship is first and foremost a job position which has substantial training and the development of transferable skills, which is beneficial for the employer and for the employee. The goal for our apprenticeship programs is to provide workers with advanced skill sets that meet the specific needs of employers.

How do Apprenticeship Programs Work?

Apprenticeship programs are for ambitious people of all ages who want to earn a salary while they learn, gaining real skills and knowledge. The Apprenticeship programs offer employers the opportunity to strengthen and build their workforce by providing highly skilled quality talent, tailored to meet their customized objectives. In this regard, Registered Apprenticeship programs effectively meet the needs of both employers and job-seekers.

Apprenticeship Benefits to Employers

  • Improve your strategy for hiring a skilled workforce. 
  • Fill in your company's skills gap
  • "Grow your own" talent to teach your company's way.
  • Increase employee loyalty and reduce turnover.
  • Diversify your workforce Reduce recruiting cost.

Apprenticeship Benefits to Students

  • Employed with salary and benefits prior to starting the program.
  • College education paid for by employer.
  • College degree and industry credentials.
  • Graduate with No college debt.

Non-Workforce Solutions Apprenticeships

BCTC also offers opportunities to get job training, earn a good income, and receive classroom instruction at the same time outside of Workforce Solutions. Learn more about apprenticeship opportunities outside of those partnered through Workforce Solutions.