6,957 Total Number of Apprentices
391 Total Active Programs
2,994 New Apprentices in 2021
34 New Programs in 2021

Learn More About the Apprenticeship Program

Watch the videos below to learn more about the benefits of an apprenticeship program for both employers and apprentices. 

Tim Cassidy is an apprentice graduate from Northeast State Community College’s Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing program. Tim talks about how this Registered Apprenticeship program helped him achieve his career goals.

“The reason I wanted to work for an apprenticeship is because...... I wanted to be the best I can be at anything I can do.”

 - Tim Cassidy

Apprentice Instructor Kevin Vaughn speaks about the opportunities apprenticeships offer, and how learning his trade through apprenticeship shaped his life.

“It’s a problem finding skilled help, not just for our company, but other trades that’s out there, also.”

 - Kevin Vaughn

Meet two gentlemen who are currently enrolled in an apprenticeship program. Hear how they got involved, what they're getting out of it, and how it's creating a better life for them and their families without any student loan debt. 

"When I get done with this (apprenticeship) I can take it anywhere and get a job easy, because there's always going to be a need for an electrician."

-     Donald Heughan

2021 Apprenticeship TN Conference Highlights Companies' Experiences with Apprenticeships 

The videos below show the three sessions of the virtual conference: Healthcare (Nov. 16), Hospitality (Nov. 16), and Manufacturing (Nov. 18).

Healthcare session (Nov. 16, 2021)

Hospitality session (Nov. 16, 2021)

Manufacturing session (Nov. 18, 2021)