Despite the pandemic, a national initiative led by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to increase the number of apprentices and services throughout the U.S. has made significant advances in its first year. Expanding Community College Apprenticeships (ECCA), which is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), had aimed to train 16,000 apprenticeships over three years. […]
Traditional apprenticeship positions such as electricians and plumbers lead in the number of apprenticeships offered, but advocates would like to see apprenticeships expanded into nontraditional areas such as information technology and health care. Read full PDF.
White males continue to comprise the cast majority of registered apprenticeships in the U.S. Read the full PDF.