Create and Retain a Pipeline of Diverse, Skilled Talent Through a Registered Apprenticeship Program

Employers like you are finding success building their talent pipeline using the proven apprenticeship model.

The Arkansas Apprenticeship Alliance enables organizations in emerging industry sectors, including energy, advanced manufacturing, broadband,
transportation, and others to leverage the registered apprenticeship model to find, train, and retain diverse, skilled talent. The Alliance is powered by the Arkansas Center for Data Sciences and the Arkansas Office of Skills Development.

What is Registered Apprenticeship?

Registered Apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience, receive progressive wage increases, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential. Registered Apprenticeships are industry-vetted and approved and validated by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Benefits of Registered Apprenticeship Programs



Your benefits of working with the Arkansas Apprenticeship Alliance

As the sponsor of your registered apprenticeship program, the Arkansas Apprenticeship Alliance removes every barrier to launch a successful program, allowing you to focus on building your business. At no cost to you, we provide:

Occupation-Specific Cohorts
Talent Acquisition Services
Tailored Classroom Training
Project Management Services

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing companies throughout Arkansas are facing complex workforce challenges they must overcome in order to grow and thrive. Registered Apprenticeship is a proven solution for employers to recruit, train, and retain great manufacturing talent in quality, in-demand, and well-paying jobs.

Arkansas is a leader in Advanced Manufacturing, a critical industry to our state’s economic growth. Arkansas manufacturers’ need for qualified talent is slowing their ability to expand, innovate, and excel. Manufacturers need to:

Through a Registered Apprenticeship Program, the Arkansas Apprenticeship Alliance will help your organization navigate these challenges and help solve them – at no cost to you.

Arkansas Companies Implementing Registered Apprenticeship Programs

  • Bekaert
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Rheem
  • Rockline
  • Conagra Brands
  • Hytrol
  • Kimbel Mechanical Systems
  • & Many more

Common Advanced Manufacturing Jobs

  • Machinist
  • Tool Technician
  • Die Setter
  • CNC Technician
  • Robotics Automation
  • Millwrights
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Facilities Maintenance

To Learn More, Contact:

David Mason

Employer Engagement Director
Advanced Manufacturing
Jenny Sales
Jenny Sales
Talent Recruiter & Career Coach

Energy & Environment

Arkansas Companies Utilizing the Registered Apprenticeship Model

  • Powers of Arkansas
  • Wade Company
  • Entegrity Energy Partners
  • M3 Services
  • Shine Solar

Emerging Energy & Environment Jobs

  • Solar Electrician
  • Construction Craft Laborer
  • Energy Specialist Technician
  • HVAC Controls Technician
  • Building Maintenance Technician
  • Green Building Certifier
  • Landscape Management
  • Clean Energy Project Manager
  • Carbon Analyst
  • Energy Efficiency Auditor
  • Water Distribution and Treatment Operator
  • Wastewater Technician
  • ESG Manager
  • Electric Vehicle Maintenance

To Learn More, Contact:

April Ambrose

April Ambrose

Director of Energy & Environment
Jenny Sales
Jenny Sales
Talent Recruiter & Career Coach