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Certified Pre-Apprenticeship for Employers

Certified Pre-Apprenticeship is an opportunity to help job seekers gain the necessary skills for Registered Apprenticeship.

Employers

Local employers seeking qualified applicants can connect with Certified Pre-Apprenticeships. Search by county or industry for providers in your area.

How to Certify Your Pre-Apprenticeship program

Community-based organizations, non-profit organizations, technical colleges, and apprenticeship sponsors can contribute to developing a skilled workforce by providing certified pre-apprenticeships.

  1. Review what distinguishes a certified pre-apprenticeship.

    A certified pre-apprenticeship has been determined by Wisconsin Apprenticeship the WI to be a program or set of strategies that does the following:

    1. Prepares participants with skills, competencies, and support to enter a registered apprenticeship
    2. Has a documented partnership with at least one registered apprenticeship sponsor
    3. Incorporates seven required components, explained in the Program Guide
  2. Submit your application.

    1. Complete the certified pre-apprenticeship application.
    2. Gather the additional documents listed in the Program Guide
  3. If you're application is approved, review how your pre-apprenticeship will be reviewed in the future.

    Certified pre apprenticeship programs are reviewed within one year after the first cohort completes. Subsequent reviews occur biennially. These requirements and more are detailed in the Program Review Guide.