Build a Registered Apprenticeship Program


Workforce.miami is bridging the talent and diversity gaps, activating and developing untapped talent and improving Economic mobility in Miami-Dade County. A Registered Apprenticeship program is a great way to learn skills that are in high demand while you earn. The Apprenticeship system develops and tracks the best talent for your business.

Registered Apprenticeships: Preparing Florida's Workforce of tomorrow, today.

Apprenticeships are the future.

Whether you are a recent high school graduate or are looking to switch careers, a registered Apprenticeship program may be just what you need to break into an industry, build your network, and get the experience you need to earn more and succeed.

What is a Registered Apprenticeship Program?

Registered Apprenticeships are robust career training initiatives tailored to industry needs, where employers actively cultivate and equip Florida's future workforce. These earn-and-learn models adhere to rigorous national standards, ensuring accreditation with the U.S. Department of Labor.

Apprentices registered in the program undergo hands-on training supervised by a seasoned mentor and receive relevant classroom instruction, all while earning a salary.

Simultaneously, the Registered Apprenticeship program aids employers in addressing crucial talent needs, initiating a prompt knowledge transfer from existing to prospective high-value workers..

CAREER EXPLORERS

EMPLOYERS

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CAREER EXPLORERS

What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a proven training method benefiting both job seekers and businesses. They are gaining momentum as a cost-effective alternative or addition to the college track. The flexibility for an employer to design an apprenticeship program offers a consistent way to recruit, train and retain talent that can be easily blended into current talent development strategies.

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Paid Job

Earn a competitive Wage from Day One

Earn a Competitive wage from your first day. The average starting hourly wage for an apprentice is $15.00 while the average starting annual salary for a fully proficient worker who completes an apprenticeship is $60,000.

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Education

Gain knowledge from on-the-job training, build your professional network, and benefit from job-related classroom training.

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Earn Nationally Recognized Credentials

Earn portable credentials within your industry as you learn hands on experience.

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Upskill

Learn important skills on the job as well as improve your skills whilst working under a mentor.

Why a Registered Apprenticeship Program?

Only apprenticeship programs officially registered through the U.S. Department of Labor are recognized nationally — and result in a USDOL Certificate of Completion, a nationally recognized industry credential. Additionally, Registered Apprentices have access to state and federal resources

Apprentices registered in the program undergo hands-on training supervised by a seasoned mentor and receive relevant classroom instruction, all while earning a salary.

Apprentices registered in the program undergo hands-on training supervised by a seasoned mentor and receive relevant classroom instruction, all while earning a salary.

EMPLOYERS

What are the benefits of a Registered Apprenticeship?

If you are an employer seeking a proven talent development model to cultivate and ensure the future success of your organization, Registered Apprenticeship is the answer.

The flexibility for an employer to design an apprenticeship program offers a consistent way to recruit, train and retain talent that can be easily blended into current talent development strategies

Registered Apprenticeship offers a significant return on investment for Florida’s employers. This program provides a chance to transform committed, specially trained apprentices into your prospective workforce. These individuals will bring innovative ideas and vitality, contributing to a more productive and prosperous future for your entire organization in Florida.

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Reduce Turnover

Approximately 94% percent of apprentices stay with the employer after graduating from the Apprenticeship Program.

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Foster Diversity

Registered Apprenticeship fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Transfer Knowledge

Registered Apprenticeship starts a rapid transfer of knowledge from current to future high-value workers.

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Fill Jobs

Registered Apprenticeship immediately fills job openings with motivated workers.

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Attract Veteran Talent

Registered Apprenticeship offers the ability to attract veteran talent by being a GI Bill-approved education pathway — allowing veterans to use their earned benefits while building skills.

RECRUIT, TRAIN AND RETAIN

Train and Retain Top Talent

In Florida, Registered Apprenticeship is gaining traction as an economical talent development strategy. The adaptability for employers to craft an apprenticeship initiative provides a reliable approach to attracting, training, and retaining skilled individuals.

Employers have the opportunity to train and retain talent according to their specific standards. Unlike conventional postsecondary education programs, which aim to prepare students for a variety of career paths, Registered Apprenticeships in Florida are devised BY and FOR the employer, with a specialized emphasis on the distinct requirements of a particular job.

In Florida, Registered Apprenticeships are currently extending their reach to encompass over 1,200 occupations, spanning both conventional and nontraditional industries.

These programs play a key role in diminishing turnover rates, enhancing productivity, reducing recruitment costs, and prioritizing safety.

 

Get ready for the future by integrating fresh skills and valuable workplace experience today.

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Registered Apprenticeship

Resources 

Increasing numbers of individuals seeking careers and employers are adopting registered apprenticeship programs.

Visit the Resources below to learn how and why!

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2022-2023 ANNUAL REPORT

Florida’s Annual Apprenticeship and Preapprenticeship Report provides a retrospective look at the yearly accomplishments related to participation and outcomes of preapprenticeship and apprenticeship programs as required by section 446.032, Florida Statutes.

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Launching a RAP Toolkit

Looking to Launch A Registered Apprenticeship Program? Download this toolkit below.

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Network Toolkit

Looking to promote your Registered Apprenticeship Program? Check out this Network Toolkit.

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Data And Statistics

Interested in learning about the current Apprenticeship statistics? View the information below.

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Case Study: Bridging the Gender Gap

A brief case study on how to bridge the gender gaps through a Pre- Apprenticeship Program.

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Florida DOE Perkins V Dashboard

This online tool allows users to explore the key indicators on student performance for those involved in Career and Technical Education including data on aggregated and disaggregated data on secondary and post-secondary students.

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Education Toolkit

Seeking to get started on building a Registered Apprenticeship Program and learning more about Registered Apprenticeships? Click the link below.

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Florida Registered Apprenticeship Training Representatives

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