Registered Apprenticeship is a structured training program combining paid on-the-job training with related technical instruction in a highly skilled occupation. It is used for both non-union and union career opportunities.

Benefits of Registered Apprenticeship

The benefits for workers to participate in a Registered Apprenticeship program:

  • The "earn while you learn" concept provides a salary while building a career.
  • A "lead-in" to promising, well-paid careers in a variety of industries.
  • Higher quality of life and skills versatility.
  • Increased marketability and job security.
  • Portable credentials are recognized nationally and often globally.
  • Opportunity for college credit and future degrees.

Finding Registered Apprenticeship Opportunities

Search here to find Registered Apprenticeship job openings and 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.

View a list of employers currently seeking qualified apprenticeship applicants.

For more information on Registered Apprenticeship, visit the North Dakota Office of Apprenticeship web site at