Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards
Apprenticeship LEADERS Campaign Announced
Join DWD in a statewide movement to expand apprenticeships across Wisconsin industries.
LEADERS can represent businesses, industry groups, labor, educational institutions and more.
Learn more about the activities, benefits, and commitment. Then nominate yourself or a colleague.
"It's a Great Day for Trees":
New Arborist Apprenticeship Announced
In response to employer demand, Wisconsin has created a new Arborist Registered Apprenticeship that includes "plant healthcare" as well as "tree care."
Arborists are highly skilled professionals providing all aspects of tree care from planting and pruning to managing diseases and insects.Learn More
Youth Apprenticeship, Registered Apprenticeship Merge
DWD merged the Youth Apprenticeship staff into the Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards.
Together, the staffs will create seamless pathways for youth apprenticeship graduates into related Registered Apprenticeship programs.Learn More
Pre-Apprenticeship Readiness Programs Guidelines
Quality pre-apprenticeship programs play a valuable role in preparing qualified applicants for Registered Apprenticeship careers.
Pre-apprenticeship readiness programs can be submitted to the Bureau for consideration of certification by the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Advisory Council.Learn More
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