Registered Apprenticeship programs teach high-level skills for today's
workplace. Ohio has more than 1,100 registered apprenticeship programs
in fields as diverse as: aerospace, construction, energy, health care,
manufacturing, and utilities. Each program includes, at minimum, 2,000
hours of structured on-the-job training and 144 hours per year of
related technical instruction.
Both businesses and job seekers
benefit from apprenticeship opportunities. Businesses gain access to a
pool of workers who have been trained to industry specifications at a
reasonable cost. Apprentices are able to earn a living as they train for
high-quality, reliable employment and a rewarding career.