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Apprenticeship is Good for Business

  • Good Work Habits

    Training apprentices insures that they perform to your expectations and learn your methodology and practices. Previously trained workers demand higher wages and may have work habits that are not consistent with your standards and are less productive.

  • Local Talent

    Training local people increases the chance that they will remain in the community, increasing the pool of skilled workers and making local businesses less reliant on transient or seasonal workforce.

  • Loyalty

    Apprentices who work for and are trained by a single company are more inclined to remain with the employer lowering rate of turnover and the cost of recruitment, and increasing the retention of skilled workers.

  • Good Business

    The Center for American Progress reports that 98 percent of sponsors recommend registered Apprenticeship Programs.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor94% of apprentices who complete an apprenticeship retain employment.