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About Us

Registered Apprenticeship programs meet the skilled workforce needs of American industry, training millions of qualified individuals for lifelong careers since 1937. Registered Apprenticeship helps mobilize America's workforce with structured, on-the-job training in traditional industries such as construction and manufacturing, as well as new high-growth industries such as health care, information technology, energy, telecommunications, advanced manufacturing and more. Registered Apprenticeship connects job seekers with employers looking for qualified workers, resulting in a trained workforce and employers with a competitive edge.

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Registered Apprenticeship partners with a wide range of organizations, including:

  • Businesses, employer and industry associations
  • Labor management organizations
  • State and local workforce development agencies and programs
  • Two- and four-year colleges that offer associate and bachelor's degrees in conjunction with apprenticeship certificates
  • U.S. military
  • Community leaders and economic development organizations


The Registered Apprenticeship program's national office is located in Washington, D.C. Click here for a biography for the Administrator of the Office of Apprenticeship.

Regional Offices

The Registered Apprenticeship program has a presence in virtually all of the 50 states and U.S. territories, in the form of federal staff and/or state and employer partners. For more information, contact the Office of Apprenticeship by phone at (202) 693-3812 or you can also contact your nearest Office of Apprenticeship Regional Office.

Success Stories

Want to find out how employers and apprentices have faired in the past? Click here to read about individual experiences and the benefits of the program from employers and apprentices that are or have been involved in Registered Apprenticeship.