The answer to your workforce needs.

THE WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA) WAS DESIGNED WITH YOU IN MIND.

Apprenticeships aren’t just for the building trades anymore. From health care to IT, companies in industries across the economy are reaping the employer benefits of this work-based training strategy. In fact, there are over 550,000 apprenticeships across the country in more than 1,000 occupations, including jobs in health care, information technology, transportation and manufacturing. Businesses willing to think long-term are getting a return on their investment: developing a highly-skilled and motivated workforce with increased productivity, higher morale, and lower turnover.

FACTS

For every dollar spent on apprenticeship, employers get an average of $1.47 back in increased productivity.

Partner with us to develop an apprenticeship program.

We can guide you through the process step-by-step of building and formally registering an apprenticeship program.

Here’s how it works.

Registered apprenticeships are employer-sponsored programs that include mentored, on-the-job learning, resulting in an industry-recognized credential for your employee. The pay is a portion of a fully-trained employee’s salary, and salary increases are tied to increases in skill levels.

Design a program that works for your business

Apprenticeship is a flexible training strategy that can be customized to fit the needs of your business. It can be integrated into current training strategies. Apprentices can be new hires or current employees.

Why is it important to register your apprenticeship program?

In addition to the national recognition, you’ll receive a variety of other benefits including financial support from workNet DuPage to defray training costs.

Business Benefits

Helps recruit and develop a highly skilled workforce

Improves productivity and the bottom line

Provides opportunities for tax credits and employee tuition benefits

Reduces turnover costs and increases in employee retention

Creates industry-driven and flexible training solutions to meet national and local needs

FACTS

 Studies show the average retention for apprentices completing programs is 91%