Becoming a Montana Registered Apprentice is one option for individuals who would like to join our state’s workforce after graduating from high school. Upon program completion, apprentices will have earned the nationally-recognized Apprenticeship Completion Certificate from the Montana Department of Labor & Industry.
An apprenticeship occupation follows these state and federal guidelines:
- Is typically learned through a structured program of supervised on-the-job training.
- It is clearly defined and recognized throughout an industry.
- Involves special skills and knowledge that requires a minimum of 2,000 hours of experience.
- Requires instruction directly related to the occupation to supplement on-the-job training.