ApprenticeshipTexas: A Powerful Competitive Edge

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Registered Apprenticeship; Improve Your Company's Productivity and Profitability

 

Registered Apprenticeship Offers Cost Effective, Customized Training

ATX Campaign Multicultural employer GroupApprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential.

 

 

Apprenticeships include:

  • Paid Careers - Apprentices are paid employees who work while they learn skills that enhance employers' needs.
  • On-the-Job Learning - Develops skilled workers through structured learning in a work setting.
  • Related Instruction - Improves job-related skills through education in a classroom setting (virtual or in-person).
  • Mentorship - Provides apprentices with the support of a skilled worker to assist and enhance critical hands-on learning.
  • Credentials - Offers a portable, nationally-recognized credential to be issued at the completion of the program.

Benefits of a Highly Skilled Workforce

Recruit, train, and retain a highly-skilled workforce that helps you grow your business.

Key benefits include:

  • Increased Productivity – employees acquire new skills while on-the-job
  • Improved Profitability – improved bottom line and positive return on investment
  • Increased Retention – reduce employee turnover by fostering loyalty
  • Improved Efficiency – standardize training for all employees (new and current)
  • Increased Diversity – bring in new talent and ideas
  • Improved Motivation – senior employees’ mentor entry-level talent

ApprenticeshipTexas: A Gateway to Workforce Services

ApprenticeshipTexas staff are ready to help you identify the apprenticeship model that best suits your business. When you e-mail us, you'll get, one-on-one technical assistance and guidance to get your program up and running. Get started today! Email us at ApprenticeshipTexas@twc.state.tx.us to learn more about how apprenticeship can help.

How It Works

There are five core building blocks involved in creating and operating a Registered Apprenticeship Program. Depending on where you are in the program creation process, you may choose to start at a different building block. Regardless of where you are on the journey, we are here to help you!

  • Explore - get to know apprenticeship, its benefits, and how to access key areas of opportunity by occupation
  • Partner – collaborate with apprenticeship representatives, workforce organizations, educators, and others to build your program
  • Build – understand your options, decide on a program model, and create your training plan
  • Register – full support through design and application process, register your program with U.S. Department of Labor
  • Launch - recruit prospective apprentices, train your workforce, and promote your program

Apprenticeship Occupations

Texas registers apprenticeships in all industries, from traditional sectors like Construction and Manufacturing trades to emerging sectors like Healthcare and Information Security.

Access a list of all available occupations in Registered Apprenticeship:

For more information on how to start your career through apprenticeship:

Grants and Procurement Opportunities

All competitive TWC funding opportunities can be found by browsing postings for the Texas Workforce Commission on the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts website:

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