Kansas Registered Apprenticeship Program
APPRENTICESHIPS IN KANSAS
Thousands of employers across many industries, including construction and commercial trades to healthcare, offer apprenticeships for job seekers. The customizable program improves the skills and competencies of apprentices through on-the-job training, in turn leading to their higher productivity rate.
If you own a business in Kansas, having an apprentice helps build a qualified workforce with the exact skills needed to fill your job openings and reduce employee turnover.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is The Difference Between Registered Apprenticeship And Other Types Of Training?
Apprentices not only learn occupational skills in the classroom, their learning is expanded to include hands-on, paid, on-the-job training! Students learn and practice all phases of the trade/occupation in real-world applications. The program must be registered with the Kansas Apprenticeship Council.
How Long Is The Training?
Are Apprentices Required To Attend School?
Can Apprentices Earn College Credit For Their Registered Apprenticeship Experience?
Are There Age Limits For Apprentices?
Are Apprentices Paid?
What Are The Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements For Registered Apprenticeship?
What Are The Benefits Of Registered Apprenticeship?
- Skilled workers trained to industry/employer specifications to produce quality results
- Reduced turnover
- Provides systematic training to develop more informed and productive employees
- Apprentices are more committed to the employer
- Increased productivity
- Reduced training costs
- Paid to learn a trade/occupation
- Guaranteed wage increases
- Portable credentials that are nationally recognized
- Opportunity for college credit
Do You Have To Join A Union To Be In A Registered Apprenticeship?
Is All Apprenticeship Training The Same?
Is The Registered Apprenticeship Program Sponsor Also The Eligible Training Provider For The Workforce Investment System?
What Costs Associated With Registered Apprenticeship May Be Considered For Eligible Clients Through The Workforce Investment System?
WIOA funding can support: outreach, recruitment, application; intake and assessment; supportive services; related technical instruction/classroom training; on-the-job training and customized training.
Funding limits are set by each local area or program.