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Apprenticeship Programs

An apprenticeship is a good way to start a rewarding career in a skilled craft or trade.

You can earn a salary while gaining marketable skills. An apprenticeship program:

  • Is for anyone interested in learning a skilled craft or trade.
  • Is a structured, formal way to gain skills on the job.
  • Is always paid.
  • Combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction.

In Minnesota, there are two types of state-approved apprenticeship programs:

Use the apprenticeship search tool to identify registered apprenticeship sponsors in any region of the state. Or find current apprenticeship openings at MinnesotaWorks. (Note: You must be registered on MinnesotaWorks and be logged in to view apprenticeship openings.) Make sure you are aware of your legal rights.