In honor of National Apprenticeship Week, learn more about the union’s ‘Four-year degree’

A college degree is often viewed as the only path after high school. However, traditional schooling to get a four-year degree isn’t the right choice for everyone. Hands-on learning in an everchanging work environment is a great opportunity for those interested in something different.

Queue union registered apprenticeship. Referred to as a “trades degree,” union registered apprenticeships take between two to five years of classroom and on-the-job training for experienced professionals to complete. Once a person reaches journeyperson status, their career path can advance as far as they want it to.

Apprenticeship not only helps individuals to attain family sustaining wages, it also helps local companies and communities grow. Apprenticeship programs reduce turnover rates, increase productivity and lower the cost of employee recruitment processes. Learn more about the benefits of union registered apprenticeship on our website,