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A Path to a Skilled Career

Apprenticeship programs offer a wide range of opportunities to learn a specific skill and use it toward a new career.
National Apprenticeship Week is November 14 – 20, 2022!
New York Celebrates Apprenticeship Month

On November 9, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul issued a proclamation declaring November as New York State Apprenticeship Month. The proclamation celebrates New York's apprenticeship program, which is one of the largest in the nation with more than 17,000 registered apprentices in various skilled trades and more than 900 programs across the state. Registered apprenticeships offer a critical pathway for New Yorkers to access quality career opportunities through hands-on learning and direct work experience with high wages and good benefits.

National Apprenticeship Week, celebrated across the country November 14-20, is an opportunity to highlight how Registered Apprenticeship meets the needs for a skilled workforce to employers, education, industry associations, labor, elected officials, and other critical partners. This could include apprentice graduations, business open houses, high school career fairs, apprenticeship signing days, skills competitions, industry roundtables, etc.  Register your event here

New York State Registered Apprenticeship Program

Growing Opportunities. Grounded In Industry. Apprenticeship Overview

For Apprentices
Your Path to a Skilled Career
Apprenticeship Trades

Work with your hands. Work with technology. Work with the public.

Apprenticeship programs offer a wide range of opportunities to learn a specific trade and apply it toward a new career.

Sponsors & Programs

Opportunities across the state.

Employers, organizations and other entities provide hands-on technical training which lead apprentices toward a rewarding career.

List of Active Sponsors & Programs

In New York State

View a list of Active Sponsors & Programs in New York State. Find out the Sponsor's name, program approval date & status, trade programs being offered, and contact information.
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For Apprenticeship Sponsors
Options & Benefits of Program Sponsorship
Empire State Apprenticeship Tax Credit

This program provides eligible employers with tax incentives for registering new qualified apprentices on or after January 1, 2018.

Direct Entry

Sponsors of registered apprenticeship programs can utilize Direct Entry as an option for recruiting apprentices.

Data Tables

Read. Learn. Connect. Prepare Yourself for Something New

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