Construction Apprenticeships Rock
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Discover the power of construction apprenticeships

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Logo: Apprenticeships Rock
Discover the power of construction apprenticeships

Get the Toolkit

Students and job-seekers across Washington are discovering the power of construction apprenticeships. We have partnered with EdgeFactor to bring you a free toolkit for hosting your own apprenticeship event.

Careers in Construction

Building Trades in Washington

Sheet Metal Apprenticeships

Masonry Apprenticeships

Laborer Apprenticeships

Ironworker Apprenticeships

Carpenter Apprenticeships

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Preparation Summit

This event is designed to establish a common vocabulary around apprenticeship, clarify the application process, and develop partnerships with existing training programs. Sponsored by Washington Building & Construction Trades Council, Department of Labor & Industries, and Construction Center of Excellence.

Trades + Benefits

There is a huge gap between the supply of skilled workers and the demand for those services. And, the training needed for trade careers is faster and less expensive than a four-year degree.

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94% of apprentices keep their jobs and enjoy an average annual salary of $70,000.

Why Apprenticeships?

Through apprenticeships, construction workers get paid work experience, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credentials.

Paid Training

Earn as you learn with a guaranteed wage increase while developing skills.

Education

Gain trade skills in the field of your choice through on-the-job learning.

Credentials

Receive an industry-recognized and nationally-portable credential.

Career Jumpstart

Transition from school to career by working and learning at the same time.

Degree Potential

Get credit towards a college degree while avoiding student debt.

Mentorship

Connect with industry mentors who can help advance your career.

Apprentice Toolkit

Download the how-to guide for hosting apprenticeship events. The Apprenticeship Experience features 5 days of content to excite students and parents about apprenticeships.

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Downloads

The Apprenticeship Experience PDF empowers students to discover industries, explore apprenticeable career pathways. Apprentice Experience PDF

Visit the National Apprenticeship Week website to help you plan, promote, and enhance your apprenticeship event. NAW Website

Visit the Construction Center of Excellence website for infographics, social graphics, and trades posters. CCOE Website
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Ready to talk?

Recruiter

Kristi Grassman
(253) 561-9407
kgrassman@rtc.edu

Questions?