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Other Resources

If you’re looking for more information about how to help your students explore opportunities or connect their Career and Technical Education with an apprenticeship, check out the links below. If you have additional questions, contact us at

Explore Approved Occupations

View approximately 1,200 approved apprenticeship occupations available nationwide.

Search Programs Nationwide

Check out the national website to search for apprenticeship opportunities and apply online.

Pathways to College Degrees

 Read about three models for creating pathways to college degrees through apprenticeship.

Connect CTE Students and Apprenticeships

Learn how to integrate classroom instruction and hands-on learning through apprenticeships and CTE in order to enhance the high school experience and better prepare students for future career success.

Perkins Collaborative Resource Network

Resources on this site include a summary of responses for information on expanding work-based learning opportunities for youth as well as pathways to STEM apprenticeship for high school CTE students.

AASA Youth Apprenticeship Toolkit

This toolkit encourages the creation of school and business partnerships while providing resources for secondary school administrators to build apprenticeship programs in their schools.

Connect Apprenticeship and Higher Education

New America’s Education Policy program recommends ways to connect apprenticeship to higher education to make apprenticeship opportunities more available.

Pre-Apprenticeships for Opportunity Youth

This pre-apprenticeship framework outlines strategies and promising practices for developing high-quality programs that serve opportunity youth participants.

JFF Center for Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning

Find information and resources on key topics including pre-apprenticeships, youth apprenticeships and diversity, equity and inclusion.

Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship

This collaborative initiative supports the success of efforts in states and cities to increase accessibility to apprenticeship opportunities for high school age youth.

Equity in Youth Apprenticeship Programs

Learn how youth apprenticeships can advance equity by increasing access to valuable, affordable post-secondary credentials.

Workforce GPS Youth Apprenticeship (register for access to free resources)

Register for access to free resources to help you grow youth apprenticeships.

Pre-Apprenticeship Classroom Activities Grades 6-8

Introduce middle school students to apprenticeships and possible career paths through classroom resources designed to help plan for their futures.

Youth Employment Laws

Did you know that the regulations provide a limited exemption from Hazardous Occupation Orders 5, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 17 for registered apprentices who are at least 16 years of age and enrolled in a registered apprenticeship program?
This fact sheet provides general information about the Federal youth employment provisions applicable to nonagricultural occupations.