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Apprenticeship Resources Collection

Apprenticeship Resources Collection

(2019, August) | Useful to Parent Centers, families, youth, and transition planners regarding work-based training, classroom instruction, and mentorship for youth with disabilities.

The RAISE Center has created a resource collection focused on apprenticeship for youth with disabilities. Apprenticeships have been used for centuries to provide hands-on trade skills. Apprenticeship programs provide work-based training, classroom instruction, and mentorship at competitive wages, with career paths that includes paid on-the-job training, skill development, and mentorship. For people with disabilities, apprenticeships are a way to open doors to opportunities by providing additional education and specialized training with a designated path to a good job for those who might prefer an alternate to higher/post-secondary education.

RAISE’s resource collection provides a wealth of information about available programs, establishing new apprenticeships, benefits for apprentices, and ways to find programs in one’s particular area.

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SOURCE ARTICLE: Center for Parent Information & Resources