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What is Apprenticeship?

  • Apprenticeship is a unique learning experience that combines on-the-job training and classroom instruction.
  • On-the-job training allows individuals to earn wages while gaining real-world experience. Classroom instruction teaches theory and skill development in a controlled learning environment. Combined, the two instruction processes create a knowledgeable and experienced worker.

Why Should I Become an Apprentice?

  • Classroom training. Expert instructors teach you theory, safety, and skilled trade fundamentals in a controlled environment.
  • On-the-job training. You’ll get your hands dirty (literally), apply your knowledge and skills, and learn by doing.
  • No student loans. Currently, the average student debt in New York is $31,523.
  • Employment. You will earn while you learn.
  • Career potential. Apprenticeship can take you in many career directions. Many graduates have gone on to start their own companies!

How Can ABC Help You?

  1. If you are already a sponsor of a New York State registered Apprenticeship Program, CLICK HERE 
  2. If you are interested in joining ABC's New York State registered Multiple Employer Program, CLICK HERE