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Veterans in Apprenticeship


Veterans in Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Programs for Veterans

Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry. Most career opportunities offered by the program are connected to federally-approved apprenticeship training programs. www.helmetstohardhats.org

Veterans in Piping is an apprenticeship program that offers high-quality skills training and jobs in the pipe trades to US veterans and active duty military personnel preparing to leave the service. Participants enroll in accelerated 18-week courses in welding and/or HVACR service. Participants also earn industry-recognized certifications as a part of their education. www.uavip.org

The Painters and Allied Trades Veterans Program assists transitioning veterans from military service to civilian careers in the finishing trades industry. The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) is dedicated to providing service men and women the tools necessary to be successful in a rewarding career in construction.www.pat-vp.org