Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards


Apprenticeship LEADERS Campaign Announced

Join DWD in a statewide movement to expand apprenticeships across Wisconsin industries.

LEADERS can represent businesses, industry groups, labor, educational institutions and more.

Learn more about the activities, benefits, and commitment. Then nominate yourself or a colleague.


"It's a Great Day for Trees":
New Arborist Apprenticeship Announced

In response to employer demand, Wisconsin has created a new Arborist Registered Apprenticeship that includes "plant healthcare" as well as "tree care."

Arborists are highly skilled professionals providing all aspects of tree care from planting and pruning to managing diseases and insects.

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Youth Apprentice

Youth Apprenticeship, Registered Apprenticeship Merge

DWD merged the Youth Apprenticeship staff into the Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards.

Together, the staffs will create seamless pathways for youth apprenticeship graduates into related Registered Apprenticeship programs.

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Pre-Apprenticeship Readiness Programs Guidelines

Quality pre-apprenticeship programs play a valuable role in preparing qualified applicants for Registered Apprenticeship careers.

Pre-apprenticeship readiness programs can be submitted to the Bureau for consideration of certification by the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Advisory Council.

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