How Employers Can Get Involved in Registered Apprenticeship

An employer interested in learning more about Registered Apprenticeship can contact Barry Dutton, North Dakota State Director for the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, by phone at (701) 250-4700, by fax at (701) 250-4703, or by e-mail at Employers can also visit for information on apprenticeship in North Dakota.

The U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship has over 1,000 officially recognized apprenticeable occupations in a wide range of industries that can be sponsored through apprenticeship training. If the occupation for which an employer wants a Registered Apprenticeship is not listed on the list of officially recognized occupations, the State Director will assist in developing a curriculum for the occupation. The duration of the training and the skills and competencies required for mastery of a given occupation are driven by the industry.

Finding Registered Apprenticeship Opportunities
Job Service North Dakota assists employers in finding qualified applicants for Registered Apprenticeship opportunities by posting apprenticeship-related jobs at www findjobsnd com. We also post announcements for employers when they are seeking a list of qualified apprenticeship applicants in preparation for future job openings.

To find Registered Apprenticeship job postings on, follow the instructions listed below.

  • Sign in or register.
  • Under Quick Menu, click on Job Search.
  • From the top menu, click on Advanced Job Search.
  • Under Area Selection, you can select the area you want to search. To change what is currently displayed, click on the underlined text. You can now select a new region. To find opportunities across the state, under Select New Area, click on State. In the box beside it, select North Dakota (or out of state).
  • Under Job Source Criteria, only have a check in Preferred Employer.
  • Scroll down to Preferred Job Order Criteria. Under the heading Job Special Category, select Apprenticeship.
  • Scroll down to the bottom and click on Search.