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.