Apprenticeships provide on-the-job training that helps to prepare exceptional workers for Arizona’s industry. Arizona has more than 100 registered apprenticeship programs in such industries as agriculture, forestry, and fishing, mining, construction, manufacturing, transportation, communications, electric, gas, and sanitary services, services and public administration. There are currently 3,100 registered individuals serving in apprenticeships in Arizona.
What are the benefits of an apprenticeship?
- Receiving related instruction to supplement on-the-job training;
- Earning while learning;
- Receiving formal on-the-job training from a qualified worker;
- Receiving regular pay increases as job skills increase;
- Acquiring a skill, this skill allows the apprentice to compete more effectively in the labor market.
Reference: Arizona Commerce Authority Website.