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State: Wahsington DC/Nationwide
Region: 3
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: Apprentices in the locally-based programs learn at job sites and advance their skills by acquiring new responsibilities, ensuring a steady pipeline of qualified building tradespeople in an Home Builder's Association’s (HBA) local area.
HBI’s apprenticeship guidelines for carpentry, electrician, HVAC and building construction technology are certified by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeships.
Population Served: Local HBAs and their builder members
Industry: Building
Contact Person: John Shortt
jshortt@hbi.org
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Florida
Region: 3
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: The ACF Apprenticeship program is a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction and requires no previous experience to enroll
Population Served: Requires no previous experience to enroll/everyone
Industry: Culinary/Hospitality
Contact Person: apprenticeship@acfchefs.net
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: American Culinary Federation Education Foundation
Comments: N/A
State: North Carolina
Region: 3
Program Model: Research Apprenticeship Program
Description: RAP is a four-week residential summer program for current high school juniors and seniors. Its main objective is to stimulate interest in agriscience professions
Population Served: Women, People of Color, & People with disabilities
Industry: biological engineering/ biotechnology/ business and economics/ child development/ fashion and apparel/ food product development/ horticulture/ landscape architecture/ nutrition/ teaching/ veterinary science
Contact Person: Dr. Valerie Giddings, Associate Dean for Research, or Kishaa James at (336) 285-4798
Connected to VR: N/A
Partnerships: N/A
Comments: N/A
State: Washington
Region: 3
Program Model: Apprenticeships
Description: The WTIA’s Registered Apprenticeship Program is a combination of long established trade industry best practices with the ingenuity and drive of a tech startup.
Population Served: Women of Color and Veterans
Industry: Information and Communications Technology
Contact Person: jcarlson@washingtontechnology.org Jeniffer Carlson
Connected to VR: No
Partnerships: Microsoft, F5, Impinj, Accenture, International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners, and IID
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