How to Become an Apprentice

Qualities that successful apprentices share include perseverance, ambition, and initiative. Educational requirements vary; some programs prefer applicants with a high school diploma or its equivalent, while others may have more rigorous standards, and some have no educational requirement. Some programs require you to take an aptitude or other kinds of test. Most programs require English proficiency.

To Become an Apprentice

If you are interested in becoming an apprentice, use our search tool:

Find Available Apprenticeship Programs

You can search by county and occupation and find out about a program’s requirements, such as

  • Minimum age
  • Education and physical requirements, including any exams to be taken
  • Other requirements, such as whether a driver’s license is needed

The search result will also list how and where to apply.

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November 2021