What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training with a mentor currently working in the field and classroom learning. Apprentices are paid during their training and typically earn a certification or credential at the completion of their apprenticeship program.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Apprentice Benefits

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Employer Benefits

MAT² Training Program

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What is a Registered Apprenticeship?

Registered apprenticeships are high-quality work-based learning and post-secondary earn-and-learn models that meet national standards for registration with the U.S. Department of Labor (or federally recognized State Apprenticeship Agencies).

  • Registered Apprenticeship
  • Becoming an Employers sponsor
  • Becoming an Apprentice
  • MI-AIM

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Michigan Construction Careers

The growing demand for trades jobs has opened new windows of opportunity. Apprenticeships provide expert, reputable training for young individuals looking for a career in construction.

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