Veterans are disciplined, hardworking team players and many are seeking opportunities for employment and professional growth. Employers with registered apprenticeship programs want qualified, motivated applicants who can excel within the apprenticeship model and become valued employees. Veterans and transitioning service members are excellent candidates for apprenticeship programs, bringing well-honed soft and technical skills, relevant professional experiences, and a track record of performance and reliability in demanding situations. However, employers and sponsors may not be fully aware of the benefits of recruiting veterans and transitioning service members, how to find qualified candidates, and the resources available to help ensure apprentices and apprenticeship programs are successful.
This guide provides employers and sponsors with relevant, accessible information and resources on recruiting veterans into registered apprenticeship programs.