Pre-apprenticeship programs support individuals in developing the skills and knowledge they need to gain entry to and succeed in apprenticeship programs. The resources below provide an overview of pre-apprenticeships, why they are important, and what makes programs effective.
This website provides an introduction to pre-apprenticeships and includes several case studies of pre-apprenticeship programs across different industries.
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.
This briefing explores how pre-apprenticeships can enhance industry diversity and includes profiles of several programs that help women enter careers in the trades.
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.
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.
This site contains case studies and fact sheets about in-demand apprenticeships across different industries — including manufacturing, construction, information technology, and healthcare.
This online repository of occupational frameworks allows users to identify current skills needs by occupation and geographic region.
This resource contains information about the variety of partnerships pre-apprenticeships need to succeed, including with employers and other apprenticeship sponsors.
This online tool allows users to search for apprenticeship programs by occupation, company, and location.