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Registered Apprenticeships

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The Kentucky Career Center’s Office of Employer and Apprenticeship Services is the state’s approving agency for the Registered Apprenticeship Program.

The program helps businesses develop their workforce, serving the critical need of increasing employee retention and finding qualified candidates for hard-to-fill jobs. It grows talent through work-based training initiatives, combining on-the-job training with first-hand experience.

Over 1,500 occupations are recognized for apprenticeship programs, going beyond traditional construction and skilled trade positions to encompass the jobs of tomorrow such as aerospace engineer, physical therapy aide, office manager – even whiskey specialist.

As Registered Apprenticeships align with community college courses, this innovative program offers an alternative path to postsecondary education that drives Kentucky’s growth and competitiveness.

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By participating in the Kentucky Registered Apprenticeship Program, career-seeking Kentuckians gain the training and skills they need for rewarding careers in dynamic fields.​

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Kentucky Registered Apprenticeships In The News

Panel discusses benefits of Registered Apprenticeship programs at their workplaceLearn More:
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UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health receives grant to increase number of community health workersLearn More
New Apprenticeship Program for Early Childhood Administrator DirectorLearn More
UK James B. Beam Institute Offers Industry-First Whiskey Workforce Apprenticeship ProgramLearn More
A tech apprenticeship program helping middle America find jobs without collegeLearn More
Kentucky Department of Education Agency Named Apprenticeship Ambassador in U.S. Department of Labor’s New ProgramLearn More
Kentucky Retail Institute launches Retail Leaders Apprenticeship ProgramLearn More

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