Skilled Trades Jobs are In Demand ...whatever your passion.

  • Apprenticeship programs provide a non-traditional pathway to a career in a skilled trade at minimal expense. 
  • You actually earn while you learn.
  • Apprentices perform real work on real construction projects – hands on work.
  • Avoid thousands of dollars in college loans, work and earn a paycheck during training.
  • Most apprenticeships in the construction trades range from 2 to 4 years.
  • Apprentices are paid on a graduated scale as their skill and experience increases.

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In the apprenticeship system, proficiency in skills earns "journeyperson status."  For the most part, the day-to-day training of an apprentice is conducted by a journeyperson who trains under guidelines set by the employer, and which conform to State and Federal standards.

The organizations* listed here have been approved by the State of Connecticut as apprenticeship sponsors. A complete list of all approved apprenticeship sponsors may be found at this link.

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*Approved union and CCIA and AGC/CT member-based apprenticeship programs listed on this site