Why Become an Apprentice?

Through a Registered Apprenticeship program, you can obtain paid, relevant workplace experience while acquiring the skills and credentials that employer’s value. 90% of apprentices who complete an apprenticeship retain employment, with an average annual salary of $80,000.

The benefits to career seekers include:

  • Wages earned while training
  • Improved skills and competencies
  • Higher wages as skills increase
  • National, portable credentials
  • Career advancement

Apprenticeships can be found in all industries, from traditional sectors like construction and manufacturing to emerging sectors like energy, health care, and information technology.


There are many apprenticeship opportunities available in Michigan in a variety of industries. Apprenticeship application procedures vary for different industries and employers. Explore these resources to get started in finding the apprenticeship that’s right for you. You can also visi MI Talent Connect to view Michigan apprenticeship job opportunities.