Apprenticeship Want to further your education and learn a skilled trade without racking up student loan debt? Get started on your path to a successful and fulfilling career and enroll in a registered apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship is occupational training that combines on-the-job experience with classroom instruction. With over 40 trades in construction available, each apprenticeship is an opportunity to earn money while learning new skills. Key Benefits of Registered Apprenticeship A paycheck: From day one, you will earn a paycheck guaranteed to increase over time as you learn new skills. Hands-on career training: As an apprentice, you will receive practical on-the-job training in a wide selection of programs. An education: You’ll have the potential to earn college credit (even an associate or bachelor’s degree), in many cases paid for by your employer. Transferable skills: Skills can be easily transferable to a variety of careers within the industry, including craft workers, supervisors and project managers, and industry support staff, as well as design and engineering personnel. A career: Once you complete your apprenticeship, you will be on your way to a successful long-term career with a competitive salary and little or no educational debt. National industry certification: When you graduate from a career training program, you’ll be certified and can take your certification anywhere in the U.S. Find out more about the application process, how to best prepare, and connect with the right people in the apprenticeship community. www.build-oregon.com Oregon Apprenticeship trade locator and career guide State of Oregon Apprenticeship and Training Division Washington State Department of Labor & Industries Related Resources Lean Construction Get certified as a Lean Construction professional through AGC. Find out what it takes » Supervisory Training Learn to be an effective manager of people, time, equipment and materials. Sign up for an STP course » Workforce Council & Coalition Join our efforts to help shape Oregon’s future construction workforce. Get involved today » Need more information? Contact Colette Evers, safety and education director, for more information.