THE Earn While You Learn!
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THE

Earn While You Learn!

APPRENTICESHIP

ADVANTAGE

Washington Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board

Elizabeth Smith

11/15/17

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2An apprenticeship is two different things, done together for career training.

WHAT IS

APPRENTICESHIP

It’s a job

It’s school

&

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APPRENTICESHIP TRAININGPROGRAMS IN WA:

BricklayerCarpenterCement MasonCosmetologistCulinary ArtsInformation TechnologyHealth care provider3

Electrician

Firefighter/medic

Machinist

Manufacturing technician

Meat Cutter

Plumber/Pipefitter

Tree Trimmer

Utility Wire Worker

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APPRENTICESHIP IN WABY THE NUMBERS

In the US, there are approximately 500,000 registered apprentices. Currently there are approximately 13,000 active apprentices in Washington State.There are 239 apprenticeship sponsors in the state that administer approximately 570 different occupational training programs.Approximately 8,096 employers in Washington State train their workforce through registered apprenticeshipFACT: If the apprenticeship system was a university it would be the 4th

largest in the state, right behind, UW, WSU, and WWU4

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5OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW APPRENTICESHIP IN WA

Engage in communication strategies to increase awareness about the value of registered apprenticeship – for employers, prospective apprentices, parents, and education partners. Build capacity in the current system for promoting and building registered apprenticeship in the state. Develop and allocate funding for staff to grow and facilitate work-based learning and apprenticeship connections between schools and employers.

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6OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW APPRENTICESHIP IN WA

Establish and set-aside specific funding dedicated to registered apprenticeship in the community college system.

Develop

a training fund that can support start-up of fledgling registered apprenticeship efforts.

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Questions?

www.Apprenticeship.wa.gov

Washington State Department

of Labor & Industries Website

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