What is Registered Apprenticeship?
Registered Apprenticeship is a nation-wide training system that produces high skilled workers to meet the demands of a skilled American workforce. It is a unique, flexible system that combines job-related technical instruction with structured on-the-job learning experiences. Registered Apprenticeship benefits employers, apprentices, and the nation.
Central Georgia Technical College is committed to supporting the on-the-job curriculum through technical instruction.
Apprenticeships are employer-designed and structured for on-the-job learning (OJL). Technical instructors compliment and parallel OJL by working with employers to craft a customized curriculum.
Apprenticeships can be found in industries such as:
- Construction & Manufacturing
- Information Technology & Networking
- Service & Retail Industries
- Public Sector & Public Utilities
- Skilled workers trained to industry specifications to produce quality results
- Reduced turnover
- Pipeline for new skilled workers
- Jobs that typically pay higher wages
- Higher quality of life and skills versatility
- Opportunity for college credit and future degrees
- Highly skilled workforce
- Increased competitive edge in global competition
- System that contributes to and sustains economic growth