Expanding Apprenticeship Opportunities in Utah


To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, Apprenticeship Utah and the Department of Workforce Services hosted the first annual Apprenticeship Utah Summit on November 15, 2022 at the Weber State University Davis campus in Layton. More than 100 employers in 10 different industries gathered in-person to learn about the benefits of adding or expanding apprenticeships within  their organizations. An additional 27 people attended virtually. Attendees had the opportunity to network with other organizations to share what they've learned from implementing apprenticeships. More...



Apprenticeship Job Fair Offers Earn-and-Learn Job Opportunities



National Apprenticeship Week is Nov. 11-17 and Workforce Services hosted  an Apprenticeship Job Fair to connect job seekers with employers. More than 30 sponsors and 250 job seekers attended the job fair.


Apprenticeships combine paid on-the-job training with relevant classroom instruction, allowing apprentices to develop valuable skills without accruing student loan debt. More...





Apprenticeships Offer Route to High-Paying, In-Demand Careers


Apprenticeships are a valuable asset to many Utah industries and will play an increasingly important role as the state strives to meet its growing workforce needs.

Justin Procarione of South Jordan is in the final year of his electrician apprenticeship program. He had this to say about his experience:

Apprenticeships in my eyes are a very valuable asset to anyone who wants to make great money without going to a four-year university and spending $40,000.  Overall in the apprenticeship I will have spent $5,000 on school and books [this includes DWS assistance], and when I finish I will make roughly $75,000. The fields that have apprenticeships such as electricians, welders and pipe fitters are a dying breed that is in high demand. People don't realize you can spend little, and make a lot with job security. More...