What is Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship is career education combining extensive on-the-job training and related classroom instruction. Apprenticeship usually lasts four years. During this time, the apprentice works under the supervision and guidance of a skilled craftsperson.

Apprentices are full time employees and earn a wage while in training. An apprentice’s pay generally starts at about 50 percent of the experienced craftsperson and increases throughout the apprenticeship.

Construction Industry Career Facts

Today, government and private studies confirm the shortage of skilled construction workers nationwide.
Factoring in retirement, job changes, for those choosing to enter construction management or business ownership, it is easy to see the growing need for skilled construction workers.
Future career path opportunities include jobs as estimator, distribution manager, inspector, project manager, trade instructor, foreman, and more…
Construction is one of the few industries where an individual can still own his or her own business.

Construction Workers Quality of Life

  • Construction workers can build a financially rewarding future and experience an exciting career. 
  • Job satisfaction - It is rewarding to see your skills in a finished structure. 
  • Job security - High skills are in high demand.
  • Low stress - Job requirements produce less mental stress. 
  • Physical exercise - Maintains a healthy body. 
  • Hours of employment - Usually weekends and evening are free for recreation. 
  • Unlimited earning power in an unlimited construction career path. 
  • Trade skills can save you thousands of dollars building or remodeling a home.

Find out how you can start a rewarding career as a skilled Construction worker today! Contact our Education Department at (818) 898-2099.