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Registered Apprenticeship is a way for industry sectors to be a part of creating their much-needed workforce. ApprenticeshipNH combines paid on-the-job learning with related classroom instruction that increases an apprentice’s skill level and wages. Through the Community College System of NH, ApprenticeshipNH develops the related instruction portion of a training program while you provide a site for experiential learning opportunities.

Recruiting skilled workers is a challenge, especially in the high-growth areas of advanced manufacturing, IT, healthcare, hospitality, and construction & infrastructure. Funded by a USDOL grant, ApprenticeshipNH has a fully-staffed office and financial resources to help you (and your employees) overcome any barrier to starting an apprenticeship program. ApprenticeshipNH can also help you with recruiting, screening, and hiring potential apprentices, as well as accessing resources in NH that help to fund apprentice training and education. Questions? Contact the CCSNH ApprenticeshipNH office, where our team can walk you through the process of developing a program in partnership with your local community college.

Why apprenticeship for NH employers?

Studies show businesses that use registered apprenticeship program reduce worker turnover because of greater employee loyalty, increased productivity, and an improved bottom line. NH’s colleges already offer workforce training programs and therefore have extensive experience in developing employer-driven programs to meet specific needs. Other benefits of Apprenticeship include:

How apprenticeship works

The US Department of Labor views apprenticeship as having five equally-important components:

  1. Business involvement – employers are actively involved and are the foundation for every ApprenticeshipNH program
  2. Structured on-the-job training – your employees become mentors, providing onsite training
  3. Classroom instruction – the NH community college closest to you will provide technical education and classroom instructors
  4. Rewards for skill gains – apprentices receive wage increases in parallel with new/improved skills
  5. National credential – upon completion, apprentices receive a nationally-recognized credential