What is a Registered Apprenticeship?

All apprenticeships aren’t created equal. Some are considered “industry recognized” others, such as “Registered Apprenticeships” are recognized both nationally and by the industry.

Through the approval of the United States Department of Labor, NJMEP is a Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor and can provide the education, training, and course materials to up-skill a workforce.

NJMEP is providing Apprenticeship Programs for occupations including…

Technical Sales:

  • 1 Year Program
  • 2,000 of OJT
  • 156 Sales Classroom Hours
  • 25 Online Hours
  • Focus on Sales and Technology

Industrial Manufacturing Production Technician

  • 1.5 Year Program
  • 2,736 hours of OJT
  • 264 hours of Related Technical Instruction
  • Fundamental Technical Education
  • MSSC Credentials

Getting Started with an Apprenticeship Program

In 3 steps, clients can finalize and formalize the requires for entry into the program.

  • Step 1: Registration – The NJMEP works with clients to get the company listed as a registered participating employer under the apprenticeship program.
  • Step 2: Program Development – The On-the-Job learning is customized to ensure the success of the program and meet the specific training needs of the company taking part. The NJMEP works with the client to formalize and adapt the NJMEP Registered Apprenticeship for the occupation.
  • Step 3: Selection – While Step 2 is underway, the NJMEP team works to finalize and formalize the requirements for entry into the program. The team works with the Employer to identify baseline requirements, administer testing for all candidate and assist with the selection of Apprentice candidates if needed.

It’s easy to get started, just reach out to NJMEP and begin learning about the program.  If your business is struggling to find individuals with the right skills to move business forward, it’s time to act.

The Registered Apprenticeship program is part of NJMEP’s Pro-Action Education Network™. This scalable platform was specifically developed to ease the workforce pressures facing manufacturers today. It works by preparing students and workers to fill open positions, refreshing the skills of incumbent workers, assessing and regionalizing the demand for education and training across geographic and institutional boundaries, and to facilitate collaboration between education and workforce development stakeholders. Learn more about the Pro-Action Education Network™ and explore how both the employers and students benefit.

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