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State: Rhode Island
Region: 1
Program Model: Registered Apprenticeships
Description: RI DOLT Apprenticeship programs are sponsored by joint employer and labor groups, individual employers and/or employer associations. Placement into this structured system is through a sponsor.
Population Served: N/A
Industry: multiple
Contact Person: Phone: (401) 462-8580
Connected to VR: http://www.dlt.ri.gov/apprenticeship/
Partnerships: No
Comments:
State: Rhode Island
Region: 1
Program Model: School-To-Apprenticeship 
Description: The Registered School-to-Apprenticeship program is designed to provide the flexibility needed for a high school student to continue with school-based related instruction and the part-time structured on-the-job (OJT) training component. After graduating from high school, the apprentice enjoys full-time employment, while still receiving the occupational OJT and related instructions.
Population Served: High School Students
Industry: multiple
Contact Person: Phone: (401) 462-8581
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: N/A
Comments:
State: Maine
Region: 1
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: The Maine Apprenticeship Program assists in setting up structured yet flexible training programs designed to meet the specific needs of Maine employers through on-the-job learning and related classroom instruction
Population Served: Any existing employee or new hire can become an Apprentice as long as they:
  • Have their high school diploma or GED
  • Are over the age of 16
  • Are committed to furthering their education, both in the classroom and on the job
Industry: A wide range of industries/disciplines
Contact Person: Linda Hussey, Apprenticeship Program Specialist
Tel: 207-621-5028
Email: Linda.S.Hussey@maine.gov
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Multiple
Comments: N/A
State: New York
Region: 1
Program Model: Pre-apprenticeships and Apprenticeships
Description: An initiative within NYC public high schools to prepare students for careers in the building and construction trades. During the spring of their senior year, Construction Skills participants attend an Introduction to the Building and Construction Trades course that provides students with an overview of the unionized construction industry. Students also receive health and safety and math instruction during this time.
Population Served: Students
Industry: Building and Construction Trades
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: New Hampshire
Region: 1
Program Model: Apprenticeships and Pre-Apprenticeships
Description: The New Hampshire Department of Education provides leadership and oversight of related instruction for registered apprentices in the plumbing and electrical trades. Evening classes are offered during the school year at five high schools around the state. It also oversees the related instruction portion of pre-apprenticeship programs for high school students at least 16-years of age.
Population Served: High School Students
Industry: Plumbing and Electrical Trades
Contact Person: Jennifer Kiley
Bureau of Career Development
Walker Building
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 20
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3535
Jennifer.Kiley@doe.nh.gov
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: US Department of Labor
Comments: N/A
State: Maine
Region: 1
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Based on their experience and commitment to the traditional art form they practice, masters and apprentices apply to work together in a one-on-one instructional setting. Passed down from one generation to the next, traditional arts are learned informally, usually through observation and example rather, than through formal academic instruction.
Population Served: Preference will be given to selecting apprentices who are members of the same ethnic, religious, occupational, tribal or familial group as the master artist.
Industry: Traditional Arts
Contact Person: Kathleen Mundell, the Traditional Arts and Creative Aging Director at kathleen.mundell@maine.gov or 207-287-6746
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: Maine Department of Labor
Comments: All Maine Arts Commission programs are accessible to people with disabilities. All programs funded by the Maine Arts Commission must also be accessible.
State: Philadelphia
Region: 1
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: The Southeast PA Regional Apprenticeship Initiative offers opportunity youth – those age 16 to 24 who are neither in-school nor working – the ability to train in two high-demand career fields through apprenticeships with area businesses. As a collaborative effort between five counties comprising the Southeast Pennsylvania (SEPA) Region (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia), Philadelphia Works is the project leader for this effort, whose goals are to:
  • Expand existing apprenticeships in high-growth industries to engage multiple employers.
  • Build standardized, employer-validated pre-apprenticeship curricula that will be replicated across opportunity-youth-serving employment and training programs.
  • Create an oversight structure to ensure opportunity-youth-serving systems alignment.
Population Served: youth with disabilities
Industry: IT and Behavioural Healh Careers
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Philadelphia Works, District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund, and the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS)
Comments: N/A
State: New York, New Jersey
Region: 1
Program Model:Pre-apprenticeships
Description: 3 month free construction pre-apprenticeship
Population Served: all, high school required, 18 years of age, physical ability
Industry: Constructon
Contact Person: Phone: 212-727-2224
CTC@nycdcctc.org
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: many community partners including DOL
Comments: N/A
State: National/Multi-State
Region: 5
Program Model: Pre-apprenticeships
Description: Jobs for the Future (JFF) supports high-quality pre-apprenticeship programs as an accessible and effective gateway for underrepresented populations to enter apprenticeship programs. Supporting pre-apprenticeships to connect women and minorities to apprenticeships was one of the key strategies to place low-income adults into good careers during its five-year GreenWays Initiative.
Population Served: Women, People of Color, & Disconnected Youth
Industry: Construction Building and Manufacturing
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: JFF partners Southwest Housing Solutions, Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice, SER Metro, state and local Building and Construction Trades unions, and the Michigan Department of Transportation, and the United Way for Southeastern Michigan
Comments: N/A
State: National/Multi-State
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: The program is a collaboration with Unions to provide opportunities for individuals to gain skills for high-quality work and obtain middle-class jobs.
Population Served: Working People/industrial workers
Industry: Advanced Manufacturing and Hospitality
Contact Person: Amaya Smith (202) 637-5018
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: UNITE HERE restaurant and hospitality union, the AFL-CIO Industrial Union Council (IUC) and workforce intermediary organizations in the hotel, hospitality, culinary and advanced manufacturing industries
Comments: N/A
State: National/Multi-State
Region: 5
Program Model: Competency-Based Apprenticeships
Description: The NIMS Competency-Based Apprenticeship System brings national standards and third party objective assessments to the nation’s metalworking industry. The NIMS Competency Based Apprenticeship System brings national standards and third party objective assessments to the nation’s metal-working industry.
Population Served: Industrial workers
Industry: Advanced Manufacturing
Contact Person: NIMS staff at (703) 352-4971 or at support@nims-skills.org.
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide, International
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeship
Description: N/A
Population Served: Expressed commitment to "disAbility Hiring"
Industry: IT
Contact Person: dcareers@microsoft.com
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: OJT and educaiton. Started in 1974. 2 year program and 3 year program. Sponsorship- based, scholarships available
Population Served: varies
Industry: Culinary
Contact Person: apprenticeship@acfchefs.net or call (800) 624-9458.
Connected to VR: Yes
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Most ironworker apprenticeships last 3 or 4 years depending on the local union requirements. An ideal schedule provides equal training in structural, reinforcing, ornamental, welding, and rigging.
Population Served: Anyone, the only restriction is "drug free"
Industry: Welding
Contact Person: 1750 New York Avenue NW Suite 400
Washington, D.C.
PH: 202 383-4800 see here for names of local offices http://www.ironworkers.org/docs/default-source/apprenticeship/training-facility_directory_v8-16.pdf?sfvrsn=2 [PDF]
Connected to VR: Unknown
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide http://www.ua.org/locals
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: The program varies depending on the desired career and local requirements.
Population Served: N/A
Industry: plumber, pipefitter, sprinkler fitter, or service technician in the air conditioning/refrigeration field.
Contact Person: Three Park Place
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
phone: (410) 269-2000 / Fax: (410) 267-0262
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Labor and management; Local state offices
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide http://www.iuoe.org/our-locals/find-an-iuoe-local-union
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: N/A
Industry: heavy equipment operators, mechanics and surveyors, workers in operations and maintenance in building and industrial complexes
Contact Person: 202-429-100
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: A combination of on the job training and classroom instruction
Population Served: N/A
Industry: Miscellaneous construction workers; other trades; laborers
Contact Person: 202-942-2246
communications@liuna.org
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide http://www.iuoe.org/training/iuoe-job-corps
Region: 5
Program Model: Pre-Apprenticeship
Description: The Pre-Apprentice training, consists of approximately 30 percent classroom instruction and 70 percent hands-on equipment training. Approximately 1 per year.
Population Served: Youth (N=16,024)
Industry: heavy equipment operators, mechanics and surveyors, workers in operations and maintenance in building and industrial complexes.
Contact Person: see local information
Connected to VR: Yes
Partnerships: Job Corps U.S. Departments of Labor and Agriculture
Comments: N/A
State: Multiple
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Many
Industry: Electrical (residential and commercial)
Contact Person: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
900 Seventh Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: (202) 833-7000
Email: IBEW
Connected to VR: Here is an example of a local apprenticeship program http://jibei.org/apprentice.asp
Partnerships: Multiple
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Many including youth
Industry: Variety in Aerospace Industry
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide https://www.carpenters.org/council-embed/
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Not specified.Check with locals
Industry: Carpentry
Contact Person: https://www.carpenters.org/council-embed/
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Multiple. Connected to One-Stops.
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide https://www.neiep.org/About/bst-Location.aspx
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeship
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: High School or GED
Industry: Elevator constructor
Contact Person: National Elevator Industry Educational Program
11 Larsen Way, Attleboro Falls, MA 02763
(800) 228-8220
support@neiep.org
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: National
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: 4 years
Population Served: HS or GED, 18 years old
Industry: Boiler making
Contact Person: Boilermakers National Apprenticeship Program
753 State Avenue, Suite 754
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: (913)342-2100
Connected to VR: N
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: High School or GED, 18 years old, transportation- accessible
Industry: Drywall finisher, painter, floor coverer, glazier, sign and display
Contact Person: 7230 Parkway Drive, Hanover, MD 21076 | phone: 800-276-728
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: N/A
Industry: Bricklayers,Masons
Contact Person: Bob Arnold
National Director of Apprenticeship & Training
301-291-2101
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Pre-Apprenticeships and Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Not specified.Check with locals
Industry: Plasterers, Cement Masons
Contact Person: 620 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202.783.3788
Toll free: 1.888.880.8222
Email: askbac@bacweb.org
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: Refer to the International Masonry Institute for more information
State: Nationwide https://www.sheetmetal-iti.org/find-a-training-center
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Not specified.Check with locals
Industry: Sheet metal, refrigeration, roofing, welding
Contact Person: 8403 Arlington Blvd., Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22031 | 703-739-7200
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Registered Apprenticeships
Description: Participants receive classroom and online instruction, professional mentorship, and on-the-job training, as well as pre-employment and post-placement retention support.
Population Served: Pharmacy technicians
Industry: Health
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Oregon
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: The PCC Apprenticeship and Trades Programs offer students the opportunity to learn hands-on, on the-job training to become highly paid, skilled workers, with potential for long-term stability, and growth into management positions. PCC also provides Pre-Trade opportunities to students seeking an Apprenticeship or a career in the the Trades
Population Served: Students
Industry: Construction Trades
Contact Person: N/A
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Nationwide
Region: 5
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Varies depending on the career and local requirements
Population Served: Not specified.Check with locals
Industry: Roofing, waterproofing
Contact Person: JimH@unionroofers.com or United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, 1660 L Street N.W., Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20036
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A