WHY START AN 

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM?

Enhance your business’s recruitment and training with an apprenticeship program. The Oklahoma Office for Workforce can help create apprenticeship programs tailored to your businesses needs and funding is available. Sustain long-term workforce needs by teaching a specialized curriculum based on your industry's unique needs. On average, every dollar invested in an apprentice program returns $1.47 thanks to increased productivity and innovation, and reduced waste.

Apprentices are trained to employer’s standards using the employer’s equipment and protocols. Teaching your trade or skill to a new generation of workers is an efficient way to fill vacancies in areas where skill gaps have made hiring difficult.

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HOW WE HELP

The Oklahoma Office for Workforce Development (OOWD) structures your apprentice program and learning plans to suit specific needs. Funding is available through OOWD and the U.S. Department of Labor to launch apprentice programs. Speak with the Oklahoma Office for Workforce Development now to learn more about funding opportunities and start your apprenticeship program.

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INCENTIVE FUNDING

Oklahoma Works is helping businesses launch their own apprenticeship programs with technical support and funding. Employers can receive up to $12,000 per occupation for newly registered apprenticeships.

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APPRENTICE FUNDS 

Apprenticeships are one of the best ways to build your workforce. Funding is available now to help meet the long-term staffing needs of your business with apprentices.

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