Apprenticeship is a state-registered, formal training program that emphasizes on-the-job training under the supervision of a qualified tradesperson, as well as classroom instruction at Western. It is governed by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards (BAS) in cooperation with the local Joint Apprenticeship Committee (JAC). The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Apprenticeship is governed by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards (BAS) and The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

Most apprenticeship training programs are three to six years in length. Apprentices work on-the-job in their trade under the supervision of qualified journeymen. They take courses in math, science and other technical subjects related to their craft. Most related classroom instruction takes place at the local vocational education colleges. Apprentices are paid on a progressive wage scale beginning from 40% to 65% of the journeyman's rate, depending on the specific trade.

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How to get an Apprenticeship

How To Get An Apprenticeship

For the most part, getting into an apprenticeship training program means first finding a job.
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Apprenticeship In Wisconsin

Apprenticeship in Wisconsin

Apprenticeship information published on this site was taken from the Apprenticeship in Wisconsin - Fulfilling the Needs of Industry booklet published by the Department of Workforce Development.
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