For Job Seekers
Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related instruction. Registered Apprenticeship is a
training system that produces highly skilled workers to meet the demands of today's workplace
Registered Apprentices work for sponsor companies while attending classes in the DC Apprenticeship Academy. Enrollment is open to employees of firms and contractors registered with the District of Columbia Office of Apprenticeship.
Not working as an apprentice yet?
Consider a pre-apprenticeship training program with one of our partners. Register with the DC Students Construction Trades Foundation to learn more about pre-apprenticeship training and job opportunities in the construction industry.
Register with the DC Students Construction Trades Foundation to be notified of positions available in the construction industry:
Did you know?
Apprenticeship Training leads to Career Pathways in the Skilled Construction Trades.
Layout, construct, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures, using hand and power tools with knowledge of
common systems of framing, construction materials, estimating, blueprint reading, and finish carpentry techniques.
- Median Annual Wages: $42,090
- Projected employment in 2024: 1,005,800
Wire, assemble, and repair simple to sophisticated systems, circuit boards and complex components.
- Median Annual Wages: $51,880
- Projected employment in 2024: 714,700
Install and repair heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Be among the most in-demand
- Median Annual Wages: $45,110
- Projected employment in 2024: 331,600
Build and repair walls, floors, partitions, fireplaces, chimneys, and other structures with brick, pre-cast masonry
panels, concrete block, and other masonry materials.
- Median Annual Wages: $39,640
- Projected employment in 2024: 290,200
Install, maintain, and repair pipe systems for water treatment, waste disposal, heating, cooling and gas lines on
commercial or residential projects.
- Median Annual Wages: $50,620
- Projected employment in 2024: 474,100
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