What Is Apprenticeship Training?

Apprenticeship is a system of supervised training leading to certification in a trade, occupation or craft. It combines on the job training with classroom related instruction. There are currently 174 registered programs in Nevada with over 4,500 apprentices registered. The Nevada State Apprenticeship Council is charged with the responsibility of regulating apprenticeship in Nevada.

There are over 800 apprenticeable occupations registered with the U. S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. For more information, see a list of Registered Apprenticeship Programs.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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