Apprenticeship Programs: Earn and Learn

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Harper’s registered apprenticeship programs are unique, flexible instruction programs combining job related credit courses with structured on-the-job learning experiences. An apprenticeship is first and foremost a job and comes with substantial training and the development of transferable skills, which is beneficial to the employer and the employee. The goal for our apprenticeship programs is to provide workers with advanced skill sets that meet the specific needs of employers.

What is an Apprenticeship Program?

Registered apprenticeships have been utilized to meet the needs of America’s skilled workforce for more than 80 years. These apprenticeship training programs are available in 1,500 occupations across 170 industries found in businesses of all sizes and last 1–5 years. Apprenticeship programs are for ambitious people of all ages who want to earn a salary while they learn, gaining real skills and knowledge. These programs offer employers the opportunity to strengthen and build their workforce providing a tailored high-quality talent pipeline. In this regard, registered apprenticeship programs effectively meet the needs of both employers and job-seekers.

Apprenticeship Benefits
for Employers


Improve your strategy for hiring a skilled workforce. 

Fill in your company’s skills gap.

‘Grow your own’ talent to teach your company’s ‘way’.

Increase employee loyalty and reduce turnover.

Diversify your workforce Reduce recruiting cost.

Apprenticeship Benefits
for Students


Employed with salary and benefits prior to starting the program.

College education paid for by employer.

College degree and industry credentials.

Graduate with No college debt.

College education paid for by employer.

Available Apprenticeships

Couple getting finance advice from an accountant with a laptopComplete two years of training, gain hands-on experience, earn your Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration - Financial Management degree and begin a career in Banking and Finance.
Student working on a CNC router. Complete three years of state-of-the-art training, gain hands-on experience, earn your Associate in Applied Science in Advanced Manufacturing Technology - Precision Machining degree and begin a career as a CNC Precision Machining Operator.
Technician working on an engineComplete three years of training, gain hands-on experience, earn your Associate in Applied Science in Advanced Manufacturing Technology - Mechatronics/Automation degree and begin your career as a Mechatronics Technician.
Two male students sitting at a table. Complete two years of training, gain hands-on experience, earn your Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration - Insurance degree and begin a career with industry leading insurance companies.
Man with large-format printoutsComplete two years of state-of-the-art training, gain hands-on experience, earn your Associate in Applied Science in Graphic Arts Technology - Print Graphics degree and begin a career in the exciting industry of Graphic Arts Print & Production.
Mechanic with toolsComplete three years of training, gain hands-on experience, earn your Associate in Applied Science in Maintenance Technology degree and begin your career as an industrial manufacturing technician.
Woman working at a computerComplete two years of training, gain hands-on experience, earn your Associate in Applied Science in Information Systems degree and begin your career as an IT generalist.
Woman, smiling, with clothing racks in backgroundComplete two years of training, gain hands-on experience, earn your Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration - Marketing degree and begin a career in sales.
Supply chain manager warehouseComplete two years of training, gain hands-on experience in the industries that bring goods and services to the consumer, and earn your Associate in Applied Science in Advanced Manufacturing - Supply Chain Management degree.
Woman working at a computerComplete a certificate in Certified Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant, gain hands-on experience, and begin a career in health science.

 

Last Updated: 12/14/22