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Apprentices and Participation Trends
  • In FY 2011, more than 128,000 individuals entered the apprenticeship system.
  • Nationwide, there are more than 388,000 apprentices currently obtaining the skills they need to succeed while earning the wages they need to build financial security.
  • In FY 2011, nearly 54,000 graduated from the apprenticeship system.

Apprenticeship Sponsors and Trends
  • There are approximately 24,000 registered apprenticeship programs across the nation.
  • In FY 2011, 1,400 new apprenticeship programs were established nationwide.