Apprenticeship in Vermont

Governor Phil Scott has proclaimed November 15-21, 2021 as National Apprenticeship Week in Vermont. Whether you are a job seeker looking  to embark on a great career, or an employer seeking skilled employees, learn more about the value of apprenticeship through the resources below. 

Do you want to LEARN while you EARN? The Vermont Registered Apprenticeship Program might be for you.

Apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway, where participants may obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction, and a portable nationally recognized credential. Our team can connect you to area employers based on your interests and provide more information on resources available to those on the apprenticeship track.

Are you an employer looking to host an apprentice? Check out the links below to learn more about becoming a Registered Apprenticeship Sponsors.

Read our Handout on 'What is Registered Apprenticeship'.

In the News

Hugh Bradshaw, VDOL's Assistant Director of Workforce Development, joined WDEV's Vermont Viewpoint to discuss Registered Apprenticeship. Fast forward to to the 23:55 mark to hear from Hugh, as well as our partners with Community College of Vermont and Vermont Technical College. 

“Before I became an apprentice, I was the store manager of a local gas station chain… I am so thankful for the opportunity… It has done so much good for me and my family.”

– Crystal, CNC Machine Tools Operator Program

Contact Information

COVID-19 Update: Department of Labor regional offices are currently operating with limited times for in-person services due to COVID-19 and staffing limitations. To see when your local office is open for in-person services click here.

Vermont Department of Labor
5 Green Mountain Drive
P.O. Box 488
Montpelier, 05601-0488
(802) 828-4000

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