Research-To-Practice Brief

Expanding Apprenticeships as a Career Pathway for Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities

Registered and non-registered apprenticeships come in many shapes and are adaptable to traditional and non-traditional industries and occupations. Traditional apprenticeship occupations have been mainly in skilled trades such as carpentry, electrical, and plumbing. Today, apprenticeships span across non-traditional industries such as information technology, health care, and green energy. This brief highlights the benefits of apprenticeships, including pre-apprenticeship, and registered and non-registered apprenticeship programs as a viable career pathway for career seekers with disabilities.

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Education and Training
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Disabled Individuals
Youth in Transition
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