Registered Apprenticeship (RAP)
Registered Apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience, receive progressive wage increases, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential. Registered Apprenticeships are industry-vetted and approved and validated by the U.S. Department of Labor or a State Apprenticeship Agency.
For more information, visit www.apprenticeship.gov/employers/registered-apprenticeship-program
Pre-apprenticeship is a program or set of strategies designed to prepare individuals for entry into Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAP) or other job opportunities. Pre-apprenticeships may last from a few weeks to a few months and may or may not include wages or stipend. Pre-apprenticeship programs have varied program elements; however, at the core, places an individual on a pathway to employability through a RAP.
For more information, visit www.apprenticeship.gov/help/what-pre-apprenticeship
State Earn and Learn (SEAL)
State Earn and Learn Program is also an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience, receive progressive wage increases, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential. SEAL programs are certified by the State.
Career Adult Education
Indiana Adult Education programs provide math, reading, and writing instruction free of charge to help you acquire the skills needed to earn a high school equivalency diploma, go to college, or participate in an entry-level occupational certification program. You can even earn a high school equivalency diploma and an occupational certificate at the same time, allowing you to get back to work or switch careers quickly.
For more information, visit DWD: Adult Education
Industry certifications indicates program quality. The industry certification process is used to strengthen technical and academic standards for careers. Indiana’s List of Promoted Industry Certifications have undergone a rigorous process for inclusion and promotion in the state. To be included on the list, a certification must be both recognized and valued by industry and must lead to quality employment.
For more information on Indiana Promoted Industry Certifications, visit DWD: Indiana's Promoted Industry Certifications
An internship is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths; and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.
For more information about internships visit: www.workandlearnindiana.com/about-us