About WakeWorks® Apprenticeship

WakeWorks Apprenticeship is a partnership between Wake Technical Community College and Wake County to address the county’s shortage of technical workers, while giving students a unique opportunity to earn an income while learning new skills.

Apprenticeships benefit both students and employers, as well as meeting the region’s workforce demands. 

Students seeking rewarding careers – and those retooling for new career ventures – find opportunities to learn sought-after skills in the most promising fields, and to earn industry-recognized credentials and degrees, while earning an income. Registered apprenticeships require 2,000 hours of on-the-job training and 144 hours of classroom instruction, and many result in permanent employment. 

Businesses find that apprenticeships can offer a competitive edge, serve as a powerful tool in developing a workforce tailored to their unique needs, and provide a foundation for strength and longevity. Hiring an apprentice, in a small business or large corporation, can mean the difference between meeting market demand and lagging behind. It can be critical to future success.

For more information, contact [email protected].