Apprenticeships are a winning strategy for a high skilled workforce.

How can I learn more in California?

In California, there are over 93,000 apprentices today. The State has a goal of establishing 500,000 earn-and-learn apprenticeships by 2029, creating a new vocational pipeline of high-skill workers. The organizations below are instrumental in making that happen.

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What federal resources are available?

Apprenticeships remain a core focus of federal workforce development strategy. Check out these links to learn more about these national resources.

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Expanding Non-Traditional Apprenticeships in California

In this paper, we focus on the role of the 45 Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDBs) in California in expanding apprenticeships.

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The CAI Hub Forum, powered by Workplace, provides a space for professionals across California to learn more about apprenticeship, share best practices, learn about upcoming events, and build meaningful partnerships. You can join the conversation by creating a Workplace login.

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The California Apprenticeship Initiative is a program administered by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office in close partnership with the Division of Apprenticeship Standards and is supported by the California Labor Agency and its various workforce development agencies. Registered apprenticeship is a key facet and focus of the California State Workforce Plan. Apprenticeships will be a key strategy and component in enabling the State to achieve its goal to produce a million "middle skill" industry valued credentials between 2016 and 2026.