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Wisconsin Apprenticeship Schedule of Events

7th Annual National Apprenticeship Week: November 15-21

National Apprenticeship Week is a nationwide celebration where industry, labor, equity, workforce, education, and government leaders host events to showcase the successes and value of Registered Apprenticeship for re-building our economy, advancing racial and gender equity, and supporting underserved communities.
Learn more from the U.S. Department of Labor

Contact Us

Please submit your event or questions to Elizabeth Pusch

Wisconsin Apprenticeship Events

Event Date/Time Location Activities Local Contact
Externship Day with Wisconsin Operating Engineers Nov. 8 - Nov. 9
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
WI Operating Engineers Training Site
W11584 State Hwy 21
Coloma
Event for WI students, educators, administrators, and counselors to tour and learn more;
Lunch included
Laura Cataldo
(608) 616-2835
Apprenticeship in the Trades Roundtable Nov. 15
4:30 pm
Virtual Webinar hosted by WRTP/Big Step Panel of apprentices in the building trades Stephanie Johnston
(608) 579-9570
Leadership for Mentors Nov. 15
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Gateway Technical College, SC Johnson iMET Center
2320 Renaissance Blvd
Sturtevant, WI 53177
Explore how to lead new workplace trainees, including apprentices. Leadership for Mentors Registration Nicci Pagan
(262) 564-2952
Communication for Mentors Nov. 15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gateway Technical College, SC Johnson iMET Center
2320 Renaissance Blvd
Sturtevant, WI 53177
Explore how to assess and use effective communication skills to mentor employees in training. Communication for Mentors Registration Nicci Pagan
(262) 564-2952
Chippewa Valley Technical College National Apprenticeship Week Event Nov. 15
8:30 am – 2:30 pm
CVTC Manufacturing Campus
2320 Alpine Rd
Eau Claire, WI 54703
Learn about youth and registered apprenticeship. Tour the manufacturing center. Demonstrations and Q&A with electricians and plumbers. Julie Sherman
(715) 874-4611
Training Facility Tour Nov. 15 - Nov. 17
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
SE WI Carpenters Training Institute Training Center Tours Brandon Neddef
(262) 574-6995

James Anderson
(262) 970-5777
Walbec Group Tour Nov. 15
8:30 am – 11:30 am
N3 W23650 Badinger Rd
Waukesha, WI 53188
Walbec Group hosts a tour for construction students from the Academies of Racine Tracey Griffith
Employer Focused Event Nov. 16
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Northcentral Technical College
1000 W. Campus Drive
Wausau, WI
Public event for employers who want to learn about YA and/or RA Katie Metko
Walbec Group Tour Nov. 16
8:30 am – 11:30 am
N3 W23650 Badinger Rd
Waukesha, WI 53188
Walbec Group hosts a tour for construction students from the Elmbrook and Wauwatosa school districts. Tracey Griffith
National Apprenticeship Week – High School Event Nov. 16
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
MPTC West Bend Campus
2151 N Main Street
West Bend, WI
Event for high school juniors and seniors with round robin breakout sessions to learn more about apprenticeship and career opportunities. Steve Horvath
920-924-3129
Green Bay Electrical Workers Open House Nov. 16
12 pm – 8 pm
IBEW Local 158 Training Center, 2970 Greenbrier Rd, Green Bay, 54311 Tour the training center and ask questions of training center staff Jeremy Schauer
Apprenticeship Career Day/Fair Nov. 16
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Madison Labor Temple Career fair to learn about apprenticeship and career opportunities in the union building trades. Stephanie Johnston
(608) 579-9570
IBEW 159 Open House Nov. 16
3pm – 6 pm
4909 Commcerce Ct
McFarland, WI 53558
Tour the IBEW 159 Training Center and meet the staff. Lisa Goodman
(608) 622-2160
Training Center Tour Nov. 17
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Local 118 Training Center
14011 Spring Street
Sturtevant, WI
Training Center Tours and Q & A Allan Johnson
Training Director
WI Apprenticeship Advisory Council Nov. 17
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
DWD Council Meeting Owen Smith
Bricklayers & Tile Setters Workshop Nov. 17
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Madison Training Center Training Center Tour Stephanie Johnston
(608) 579-9570
Local 434 Training Center Tour Nov. 17
8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Local 434 Training Center
2417 16th Street St.
La Crosse, WI 54601
Training Center tour for plumbing, steamfitting and HVAC service registered apprenticeships. Gary Korn
(608) 933-9791
Psychological Safety in the Workplace Nov. 18
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Gateway Technical College, SC Johnson iMET Center
2320 Renaissance Blvd
Sturtevant, WI 53177
Explore how to create work environments characterized by mutual respect, trust, and authentic connection. Psychological Safety Registration Nicci Pagan
(262) 564-2952
Steamfitters Workshop Nov. 18
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Madison Training Center Training Center Tour Stephanie Johnston
(608) 579-9570
Everything You Need to Know! Nov. 18
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the Virtual Meeting Southeastern Wisconsin Workforce Development Board hosts a virtual discussion on apprenticeship with Youth Apprenticeship Coordinators and Apprenticeship Navigators Jeff Kehl
(262) 638-6351
Women in Apprenticeship Nov. 18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual event hosted by Milwaukee Area Technical College. This session is for high school students. Hear guest speakers, network with employers, and connect with peers focused on engaging more women into the workforce through registered apprenticeship. Register for the event
Women in Apprenticeship Nov. 18
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Virtual event hosted by Milwaukee Area Technical College. This session is for adult apprentices and community members. Hear guest speakers, network with employers, and connect with peers focused on engaging more women into the workforce through registered apprenticeship. Register for the event