Labor and Economic Opportunity
Registered Apprenticeship Programs
In partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor – Michigan Office of Apprenticeship (DOL), LEO-E&T is working with sponsors of Registered Apprenticeships to identify credentials embedded within Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAP). At the end of every Registered Apprenticeship, the apprentice receives a Certificate of Completion of an Apprenticeship issued by DOL. Prior to this certification, apprentices receive training that often leads to additional licenses and certifications, sometimes including college-issued credits or certificates, state or nationally issued licenses or certifications or union-issued Journeyworker credentials.
Inclusion of Registered Apprenticeship opportunities on the Credential Registry will increase transparency of skills learned within a RAP, as well as promote programs to those looking for a career. LEO-E&T’s goal to expand RAPs throughout the state and increase the number of apprentices and program support, will be aided by communicating their benefits through the Credential Registry.
Data regarding Registered Apprenticeship Sponsors and their programs are limited to those that submit programs to the state’s Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), on Michigan Training Connect (MiTC). This data will be uploaded on the Sponsor’s behalf for inclusion.
Participation in the Michigan Credential Engine project for Registered Apprenticeship Sponsors includes: