National Apprenticeship Week celebrates the opportunities that apprenticeships offer for Americans to learn skills for good, family-sustaining jobs.
Apprenticeships provide paid, relevant workplace experiences and opportunities to develop skills job creators demand. President Trump’s Administration is working to expand apprenticeships across industries, particularly in sectors that have not typically used apprenticeships, such as information technology, advanced manufacturing, banking and finance, and healthcare.
In 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeships in America. Following the President’s Executive Order, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta convened the President’s Task Force