Scaffolds for Program Designers: Resources to Design a Successful Apprenticeship (January 2020)

A key strength of successful apprenticeship programs is the delivery of progressive skill gains, and work competencies that align with multiple occupations. This feature enables apprentices to develop a toolkit of marketable skills and resists a systemic hazard of locking individuals into narrowly defined pathways. But how do apprenticeship program designers find the right balance of breadth and depth in their training programs? Join the CAI Technical Assistance team as we hear the Urban Institute’s Diana Elliott, College of the Canyon’s Jeffrey Forrest, and Tracy DiFilippis of Goodwill of Southern California about a growing set of multi-industry frameworks available to apprenticeship program designers, and how these resources are currently being used across California.