What are pre-apprenticeships and why are they important?
What is a pre-apprenticeship program?, U.S. Department of Labor
This website provides an introduction to pre-apprenticeships and includes several case studies of pre-apprenticeship programs across different industries.
Pre-apprenticeship programs — a new opportunity for adult education, Maher & Maher
This recorded webinar provides an overview of apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships and explores the role adult education providers can play in delivering and supporting these programs.
Women-only pre-apprenticeship programs: meeting skills needs and creating pathways to good jobs for women, Chicago Women in Trades
This briefing explores how pre-apprenticeships can enhance industry diversity and includes profiles of several programs that help women enter careers in the trades.
What makes a good pre-apprenticeship?
JFF's framework for a high-quality pre-apprenticeship program, Jobs for the Future
This framework identifies six elements of high-quality pre-apprenticeship programs, including alignment with skills sought by local employers and a mixture of hands-on and work-based learning.
Training and employment notice 13-12, U.S. Department of Labor
This Training and Employment Notice includes DOL's definition of the term "pre-apprenticeship" and a description of the characteristics of quality pre-apprenticeship programs.
Aligning with industry
How can programs align to industry needs?
Apprenticeship industries, U.S. Department of Labor
This site contains case studies and fact sheets about in-demand apprenticeships across different industries — including manufacturing, construction, information technology, and healthcare.
RapidSkills Generator, Workforce Intelligence Network
This online repository of occupational frameworks allows users to identify current skills needs by occupation and geographic region.
Getting started with pre-apprenticeships: partnerships, Jobs for the Future
This resource contains information about the variety of partnerships pre-apprenticeships need to succeed, including with employers and other apprenticeship sponsors.
Apprenticeship finder, U.S. Department of Labor
This online tool allows users to search for apprenticeship programs by occupation, company, and location.