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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
  • Be employed full-time with a participating employer

To register as an Apprentice

There are two pathways to becoming an apprentice:

For eligible individuals currently employed with a participating employer:

  1. Your organization’s apprenticeship program contact will submit the following to our Employer Liaison, Shelby Smith, (shelby@floridabha.org) on your behalf:
  2. Apprentice: First Name, Last Name, Phone Number, Email Address, Apprenticeship Occupation.
  3. Journeyworker: First Name, Last Name, Phone Number, Email Address.
  4. Journeyworker qualifications are listed here.
  5. Applications will be distributed electronically via DocuSign to the above contact information.

For individuals not currently employed with a participating employer:

  1. Contact our Employer Liaison, shelby@floridabha.org, and provide your resume and apprenticeship occupation(s) of interest to be added to our talent pool.
  2. Review employment opportunities with our participating employers and submit applications as appropriate.
  3. Once employed with a participating employer, follow the process listed above for individuals employed by a participating employer.