National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a celebration established by the U.S. Department of Labor to bring together business, labor, education and other critical partners to showcase the impact apprenticeship programs have on closing the skills gap for the American workforce.

Thank You for Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) (Nov. 15 - Nov. 21, 2021)

Thank you all who participated in National Apprenticeship week by sharing your apprenticeship and apprencticeship program stories. While the week has ended, you can still view the stories here.  If anyone has additional stories they would like to share, you can still submit and we will post them on the website. 

In Their Words - Registered Apprenticeship Spotlights

See what apprentices  and employers are saying about the advantages of being in the Registered Apprenticeship program.



Job Seekers, consider Registered Apprenticeships to earn while you learn

Employers, consider building your workforce with Registered Apprenticeships

Share Your Stories Using Our NAW Toolkit

Submitting a Start Today SD spotlight or hosting an event during this week is a great way to draw attention to your South Dakota apprenticeship program and attract your next apprentice.  Our NAW Toolkit includes details and tips for sharing your  apprenticeships stories with us.