Employer Benefits

Employers are the foundation of an apprenticeship. They play a critical role in driving apprenticeship design; hiring, training and mentoring apprentices
through on the job learning; and supporting structured technical instruction. By hiring apprentices, employers will benefit by:

Save on cost of recruitment
Upskilling staff is a great way to ensure that your organization is staffed by personnel that have the skillsets you need without absorbing the costs
associated with competing for new talent.

Motivate your employees
Keep employees motivated and committed for the long-term by helping them develop their skills and providing an avenue for upward mobility within
the organization.

Enhance employee retention
91% of apprentices that complete an apprenticeship program are still employed 9 months later.

Conducive to safer work environment
May reduce Workers Compensation costs due to the emphasis on safety.

Systematic Approach to Training
Ensures that employees are trained and certified to produce the highest skill levels required for the occupation.

Diversify your workforce
Tap into pipelines that provide you with skilled employees from groups that are underrepresented in the industry.

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Grant award number: HG-34348-20-60-A-21| Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Sun
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