Apprentices

Why choose the apprenticeship pathway?

An apprenticeship is a proven way to avoid or overcome college debt, get a foot in the door at the right company or even change careers. By completing an apprenticeship, you can create opportunity for career advancement as you

  • Receive on-the-job training
  • Earn a nationally recognized credential
  • Learn from an experienced mentor
  • Earn a wage that increases with your experience
  • Gain a real-world understanding of the job
  • Apply what you learn and improve your skills
  • Fast-track your success in a time-tested way
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PAID JOB

Earn as you learn with a
guaranteed wage increase as you
develop new skill

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CREDENTIALS

Receive an industry-recognized
and nationally-
portable credential

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JUMPSTART YOUR CAREER

Ease the transition from school to
career by working and learning at
the same time

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EDUCATION

Gain workplace-relevant skills in
the field of your choice through
on-the-job learning

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DEGREE POTENTIAL

Get academic credit towards a
college degree for the skill you
learn while avoiding student debt

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MENTORSHIP

Connect with mentor(s) in your
chosen industry who can help you
advance your career

Who is eligible to become an apprentice?

To be eligible to participate in this program:

  • Be 18 years of age older
  • Have a high school diploma or a GED
  • Be able to read, write and speak English
  • Hold a valid Driver License
  • Be authorized to work in the USA
  • Meet the eligibility criteria for the position you are seeking

To register as an Apprentice

There are two pathways to becoming an apprentice:

If you are currently employed with a participating employer:

  1. Contact you Human Resource Department
  2. If eligible to become an apprentice, complete the Registration Form and send the agreement to FADAA
  3. Learn about how to succeed as an Apprentice

If you are not currently employed with a participating employer:

  1. Contact our Apprentice Liaison
  2. Review employment opportunities with the participating employers and submit applications as appropriate
  3. Once you are employed with a participating employer, complete the Registration Form and send the agreement to FADAA
  4. Follow the process listed above for individuals employed by a participating employer