Registered Apprenticeship - Iowa Workforce Development

Report
Employment and
Economic Strategy
Registered Apprenticeship
Build the Capacity of
the Nation’s (Iowa’s)
workforce
Develop quality, high –
skilled workers to meet
the needs of industries
Respond to the needs of
the increasingly
competitive economy
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What is Registered
Apprenticeship?
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What is Registered
Apprenticeship?
It’s a Job/Career!
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What is Registered
Apprenticeship?
It’s On-the-Job Learning!
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What is Registered
Apprenticeship?
It’s an Education!
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What is Registered
Apprenticeship?
It’s a Certification!
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What is Registered
Apprenticeship?
It’s Cost Effective!
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In A Nut Shell
Registered Apprenticeship is a cost effective,
time-tested, results-oriented training
and education strategy that puts
people to work immediately.
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Registered Apprenticeship
Basics
Apprenticeship programs normally
take between 1 to 5 years to
complete (based on occupation)
Apprenticeships involve a
recommended minimum of 144
hours of instruction in technical
subjects related to the occupation
Starting Age 16
Registered Apprenticeship programs
allow credit for previous experience
Apprenticeship programs may be
developed in over 1000 occupations.
(that number continues to grow)
www.iowaworkforce.org/apprenticeship
Who May Sponsor a
Registered Apprenticeship
Program?
Employers (small/large)
Employer Associations
Labor-Management
Organizations
Community Colleges *
Workforce Development
Centers *
Community and Faith Based
Organizations *
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Bricklayer
Carpenter
Cement Mason
Insulator
Electrician
Elevator constructor
Tool and Die
Pipefitter
Tree trimmer
Line Maintainer
Plumber
Operating Engineer
TRADITIONAL
APPRENTICESHIP
OCCUPATIONS
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NON-TRADITIONAL APPRENTICESHIP
INDUSTRIES
Health Care
Energy
Advanced Manufacturing
Information Technology
Hospitality
Green Jobs
Geospatial
Biotechnology
Aerospace
Transportation
Finance
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Registered Apprenticeship
Partners and Participants
Businesses, Employer and Industry Associations
Labor Management Organizations
State and Local Workforce Development Agencies
and Programs
K-12/Community Colleges
Job Seekers/Apprentices
Community/Faith Based
Veterans
Economic Development
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Benefits for the Employer of the
Registered Apprenticeship Training Model
Opens doors to networking
Increased productivity and knowledge transfer
due to well-developed OJL
Enhanced Retention
Apprenticeship helps Sponsors/Employers
plan for the future.
Emphasis on safety that may reduce worker
compensation cost
Apprenticeship programs are customizable to
match employers' needs, and highly flexible to
always meet employers' changing
requirements.
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Statistics Say
97% of sponsors of registered
programs said they would
recommend the program to others.
80% of sponsors cited that the
greatest benefit of apprenticeship was
that it helped meet their demand for
skilled workers
44% of sponsors said that the
completion rate for their program was
between 90 to 100 percent and 21%
indicated it was between 70 and 89
percent
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Registered Apprenticeship
Benefits: Job Seekers/Apprentices
Immediate Employment in Jobs that
pay higher wages and/or offer career
growth opportunities. The Average
Starting wage for apprentices in
Iowa is $13.02. The Average
completion wage is $23.95
Higher quality of life and skills
versatility
An education with the increased
opportunity to earn an associates
degree or college credits
Portable National Certification
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Earning Potential of
Apprenticeship Graduates
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Registered Apprenticeship
Benefits: Veterans
The VA recognizes registered
apprenticeship programs as highquality training deserving of
educational financial
reimbursement.
GI Bill recipients may receive
benefits while enrolled in
apprenticeship/on-the-job
training
Helmets to Hard Hats
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Benefits of Registered Apprenticeship
for Iowa’s Economic Growth
It helps put the unemployed, youth and disadvantaged populations
back to work,
It can lift people out of poverty and unemployment and provide a
pathway to the middle class
It provides a vehicle to support the development of “green” jobs and
new advanced technologies
RA programs are a critical component of infrastructure
development and rebuilding,
It supports comprehensive workforce development strategies
Registered Apprenticeship completers earn on average $45,000 per
year and can earn more than $70,000 per year
It is a proven strategy to develop skilled workers and help the
economy grow
Returns $50 in federal and state tax revenues for every $1 public
dollar invested
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Registered Apprenticeship
Benefits to WIA and Other Partners
“Earn while you learn”
Aligned with skill and
competency needs
Certifications and
credentials
Consistently high
results
Aligns with workforce
system priorities
Enhanced performance
outcomes
Business and industry
driven
Training programs in new
and emerging industries
Earn AA and BA degrees
Family-sustaining salaries
Network of more than 2000
employers (Iowa)
Proven education and career
training model
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Expanding Registered Apprenticeship:
Integration with the
Workforce Investment System
www.iowaworkforce.org/apprenticeship
TEGL 2-07
Your Roadmap to Workforce and
Apprenticeship Integration
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Shared Values: Registered Apprenticeship and
Workforce System
Paycheck
On-the-Job
Training
Education
Customer focused
Accountability of training
Performance-based outcomes
High quality training to industry skill standards
Labor market driven to meet changing needs
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Career
Certification
Registered Apprenticeship
and Workforce Integration
Iowa is Leading the Way!
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Eligible Training Providers
Individual Training Accounts (ITA)
Pre-Apprenticeship programs or
preparatory training
Customized Training Models
On-the Job Training (OJT)
WIA state-wide reserve
Other state funding sources (260F)
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Supportive service
Share staff and resources
Promote opportunities as a
joint venture
Break down barriers,
real and perceived
The dissemination and
promotion of Registered
Apprenticeship information
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Registered Apprenticeship
and Workforce Integration
Iowa 1st State to hold Action
Clinic
Statewide conferences
Career fairs
Leverage resources, including
Grants
Iowa Veterans Benefits &
Services book
Expand Board representation
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Registered Apprenticeship
and Workforce Integration
Program linkages
NCRC
Ex-Offender
PROMISE JOBS
Veterans
Wagner Peyser
Job Corps
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Workforce Investment Act (Youth-AdultDislocated Workers)
ICAP
Layoff Aversion
RES
REA
TAA
FAET
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EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Iowa Registered
Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship website sponsored by IOWA
Workforce Development
http://www.iowaworkforce.org/apprenticeship
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EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Increase Green Jobs Initiatives
Link to OA’s approved Apprenticeable Occupations
http://www.iowaworkforce.org/newenergy/
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EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Featured on Iowa Works television programming
YouTube channel:
http://www.youtube.com/iowaworkforce#p/u/36/1BeEnqu-gdU
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WIA Training Providers
Eligible Training Providers
The Regional Workforce Investment Boards, in partnership
with Iowa Workforce Development, will identify and certify
training providers whose performance qualifies them to receive
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds to train Adults and
Dislocated Workers. Eligible training providers include: (1)
Postsecondary educational institutions that are eligible to
receive funds under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of
1965 and provide a program that leads to an associate degree,
baccalaureate degree or certificate; (2) Entities that carry out
programs under the "National Apprenticeship Act," and (3)
Other public or private providers of a program of training
services.
http://www2.iwd.state.ia.us/wia/trainingproviders.nsf
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Labor Market Information
Informational materials
Brochures
Flyers
Posters
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Today’s Economic Challenges
Higher unemployment
Low job and economic
growth;
Slow business expansion
and increasing business
failures; and
Stagnant if not declining
wages
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We need to always work
toward economic growth….
Leadership and
Partnerships needed more
than ever
Aligning resources critical
when resources are
shrinking
Unique assets and strengths
will still drive future
growth
Focused strategies will
help differentiate Regions
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Lori Adams
Division Administrator, IWD
Lori.adams@iwd.iowa.gov
515-281-9322
Greer Sisson
State Director
USDOL/Office of Apprenticeship
Sisson.greer@dol.gov
515-284-4690
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