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Registration is the process by which employers and other sponsors of apprenticeship programs can demonstrate that their programs have met national standards for quality and rigor.

Apprenticeship program sponsors register their programs with either the U.S. Department of Labor or a federally- recognized State Apprenticeship Agency, depending on the state in which the program is located.

Why should I register my apprenticeship program?

How do I register my apprenticeship program?

The Apprenticeship Registration Tool will help you gather all the information needed to generate the registration package for submission to the U.S. Department of Labor for federally-recognized programs.


Who can I contact with questions about apprenticeship registration?

Your state apprenticeship representative can answer your questions and guide you through the process of developing and registering your program. Visit the Directory of State Apprenticeship Offices to find the contact in your state.

Click here to return to DOL.gov and see what else Apprenticeship can offer you.

Here are some programs that have already joined the movement to expand apprenticeship across the country:

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Updated: October 26, 2018
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