Registered Apprenticeship

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COVID-19 Resources and Hot Topics

COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
Guidance from the Registered Apprenticeship on Related Technical Instruction


Audio Recording – WebEx Brown Bag Series – It is the Virus Crisis! – 02/22/21
Meeting Password: vUqmBSX5  Note:  Copy the password before you go to the audio link.  Once it opens, click the play button bottom left.


“Electronics Apprentice Success story in the Valley” – With so much of today’s world revolving around electronics, it takes a lot of people to keep those parts running smoothly. One man who had an interest at a young age is making it his career. Posted October 2nd, 2019

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Work Based Learning is a “thing” in Virginia’s high school  landscape.  Creating good citizens can be accomplished in many ways.  Youth Registered Apprenticeship and all forms of Registered Apprenticeship provide an opportunity to become a great employee.  These schools have “Planted a Flag” to show that they have worked with DOLI and community employers to offer apprenticeship.  Are you next?

Posted December 5th, 2019


March is Women’s History Month.  Registered Apprenticeship recognizes all those who helped to advance career opportunities for women.  For more on Women in Construction, check out the article on the NAWIC website-  Posted February 5th, 2019

Shop Class is Back! – Shop class is making a comeback in Texas, where immigration enforcement has left the construction industry with a lack of skilled workers – Posted January 08th, 2018

Licensing Requirement Update – Please note that recent changes have been made regarding the Barber occupation in Virginia. To view more information on the update visit the DPOR website.  – Posted December 12th, 2018

Esthetics  Registered Apprenticeship Program – Introducing a new Esthetics Registered Apprenticeship Program. To view the details, visit the link at the DPOR website   – Posted October 5th, 2018

The construction industry is heavily male-dominated, and that needs to change (Dallas Morning News)    A Registered Apprenticeship Consultant can help your construction, or skilled trades firm recruit and select women into your industry and expand your hiring options.  Reach out to a Consultant near you. – Posted September 7th, 2018

Southside Virginia Community College  – Posted August 8th, 2018

Workforce Shortages – The  Commodity of Skills (as seen on Construction Dive) – Posted August 9th, 2018

US adults think apprenticeships, not college, make them more employable  – Posted August 20th, 2018

Cybersecurity Companies Will Soon Have Millions of Jobs They Can’t Fill. Here’s the Tactic They’re Using to Close the Talent Gap    – Posted October 30, 2018