VENTANA'S REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
What is Registered Apprenticeship?
U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship programs meet the skilled
workforce needs of American industry, training millions of qualified individuals
for lifelong careers since 1937. Registered Apprenticeship helps mobilize America's
workforce with structured, on-the-job learning in traditional industries such
as construction and manufacturing, as well as new emerging industries such as
health care, information technology, energy, telecommunications and more. Registered
Apprenticeship connects job seekers looking to learn new skills with employers
looking for qualified workers, resulting in a workforce with industry-driven
training and employers with a competitive edge.
How does Ventana's Registered Apprenticeship benefit employers?
Ventana del Soul's Apprenticeship Program benefits employers by providing
them with a pipeline of skilled workers with industry-specific training and
Registered Apprenticeship is a national system that offers on-the-job training
in many of today's sought-after careers through partnerships with businesses
The U.S. Department of Labor's nationwide network includes approximately 250,000
employers in 1,000 careers. Over the past 70 years, Registered Apprenticeship
has developed millions of apprentices and strengthened America's workforce -
one program at a time.
Ventana del Soul's Apprenticeship Program provides two years of ongoing training
in food service, culinary arts, customer service and/or restaurant management
training for participating apprentices. And, we need volunteer employer partners
to participate in our program.
Benefits for Employer Partners
Partnering with a Registered Apprenticeship has many advantages - for you and
for your employees. Partnering with a Registered Apprenticeship program means
a commitment to the future success of your organization. Benefits for your bottom
- Aids in recruiting new personnel, and often support the activities of your
human resources department.
- Helps your company invest in the future of your employees and can strengthen
their loyalty to your company.
- Teaches employees new skills, decreases turnover and saves your company
money spent on training.
- Increases productivity and knowledge transfer due to well-developed on-th-job
- Provides a stable pipeline of new skilled workers. Ventana's Apprenticeship
programs offers a predictable pipline of program completers and access to
the next generation of workers.
- Emphasizes safety training that may reduce worker compensation costs.
- Financial incentive: By partnering with Ventana's Registered Apprenticeship
program, your business may qualify for state tax benefits or other financial
When you invest in the training of your employees, they will be more committed
to the success of your business. This will help to lessen turnover, decrease
recruitment costs and increase productivity.
What is a Registered Apprenticeship Employer Partner?
Registered Appreticeship Employer Partners are area employers who want to invest
in the training of their employees, lessen turnover, decrease recruitment costs
and increase productivity. As a Registered Apprenticeship employer partner,
you are responsible for recruiting and leading apprentices as they learn and
complete their certifications. They are members of your workforce from day one
and your participation in Ventana's apprenticeship program is completely voluntary.
Funding Opportunities and Tax Credits
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Who are Registered Apprenticeship partners?
Registered Apprenticeship partners are a wide range of organizations including
(but not limited to):
* Small, medium and large sized businesses
* Industry associations
* State and local workforce development agencies and programs
* Certified training providers
* Community leaders and economic development organizations
What is the link between U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship
and the Workforce Development System?
The 21st century economy demands a workforce with postsecondary education credentials,
and the adaptability to respond immediately to changing economic and business
needs. The public workforce system is playing a leadership role in meeting these
demands by catalyzing the implementation of innovative talent development and
lifelong learning strategies that will enable American workers to advance their
skills and remain competitive in the global economy. Registered Apprenticeship,
a critical postsecondary education, training, and employment option available
in every state in the country, is an important component of these talent development
strategies. Registered Apprenticeship is business- and industry-driven, with
more than 29,000 programs impacting 250,000 employers and almost 450,000 apprentices
—predominantly in high-growth industries that face critical skilled worker
shortages now and in the foreseeable future. Full collaboration between the
publicly funded workforce investment system and Registered Apprenticeship leverages
each system's strengths to maximize the benefits in the context of regional
talent development strategies.
Where is Registered Apprenticeship?
The U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship program's national office
is located in Washington, D.C. However, the program has a presence in all of
the 50 states and some territories, in the form of federal staff and/or state
and employer partners. Ventana del Soul's Apprenticeship is locted at 1834 E.
Oltorf St., Austin, TX 78741
How long is Ventana's Apprenticeship program?
Apprenticeship programs range from 1 to 2 years. During the program, the apprentice
receives both structured, on-the-job learning (OJL) and related classroom instruction
(RTI). For each year of the apprenticeship, the apprentice will receive normally
2,000 hours of on-the-job training and a minimum of 144 hours of related classroom
To find out more about the benefits of Ventana's Registered Apprenticeship
program, contact Ventana del Soul at 512-707-7447 ext 201.
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