Apprenticeships Resources

Apprenticeship Finder >>

Have a career path or location in mind? The Apprenticeship Finder tool will help you find apprenticeship opportunities near you. Or, search for open apprenticeship job opportunities from employers across the country and directly apply with the employer of the apprenticeship program.

ApprenticeOhio >>

Benefits of becoming an apprentice.  

An apprenticeship program allows you to earn a paycheck while you learn a skill or trade.

  • Get trained on the job by an expert worker.
  • Participate in classroom instruction that applies directly to your career.
  • Earn a nationally recognized completion certificate.
  • Complete at least 2,000 hours (about 1 year) of on-the-job training.
  • Complete at least 144 hours (or 18 full days) of classroom instruction for every 2,000 hours of on-the-job training.

What kind of apprenticeships are available?   

There are more than 19,000 registered apprentices working in Ohio.  ApprenticeOhio offers 200+ training programs across many industries:

  • Health care
  • Internet technology
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Construction
  • And more!

ApprenticeOhio Program Search >>

Ohio Means Jobs Registered Apprenticeships. Applying to become an apprentice is just like applying for a job. Anyone interested must apply directly to a registered ApprenticeOhio program.
Why choose a registered Apprenticeship
What are the components of a registered Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Pathways >>

The Apprenticeship Pathways initiatives advocates for individuals completing apprenticeships by incorporating these experiences into academic credit to provide a pathway to a technical associate’s degree at Ohio’s two-year public colleges.

The Apprenticeship Statewide Partnership Panel (ASPP) operates as part of the Ohio Articulation and Transfer Network (OATN), an Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) consortium.

Apprenticeship programs in Ohio have partnered with public community colleges to provide pathways to a technical associate degree.

Plumbers & Pipefitters Programs at Owens Community College

ACT Ohio >>

ACT Ohio advocates for quality, safe construction by contractors and skilled craftsmen with integrity. We fight for level competition to ensure the state’s tax dollars are spent properly.

ACT Ohio strives to educate the public on the importance of fair wages, workforce training, industry regulations, and safety standards.

Training Centers >>

Ohio has more than 80 Training Centers throughout the state, dedicated to training highly skilled craftsmen and women in the Building Trades. Apprentices earn competitive wages while learning their craft, and enter the workforce prepared to complete quality work on time and on budget. Apprentices at affiliate training centers receive healthcare and retirement benefits as well.

Click a trade below to find out more about the work they do and to find local training centers.