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:
Talent Acquisition Services
Tailored Classroom Training
Project Management Services
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
- Lockheed Martin
- Conagra Brands
- Kimbel Mechanical Systems
- & Many more
Common Advanced Manufacturing Jobs
- Tool Technician
- Die Setter
- CNC Technician
- Robotics Automation
- Industrial Maintenance
- Facilities Maintenance
To Learn More, Contact:
Employer Engagement Director
Talent Recruiter & Career Coach
Energy & Environment
The Energy and Environment Sector of the workforce includes a wide range of existing and emerging industries. Our work is focused on those emerging careers with environmental benefit, especially those for which employers currently internally homegrow their talent as there are few established educational pathways.
According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, more than half of US solar jobs do not require a bachelor’s degree, creating new avenues for more Arkansans to build a fulfilling career. Some interesting statistics:
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