Maine Apprenticeship Program
The Maine Apprenticeship Program assists in setting up structured yet flexible training programs designed to meet the specific needs of Maine employers through on-the-job learning and related classroom instruction. Apprenticeship Programs can be sponsored by employers, employer associations, or labor/management groups that can hire and train in a working situation.
The Maine Apprenticeship Program (MAP) is a formal, industry-led, nationally-recognized, workforce training program for employees that provides in-house skill development through structured on-the-job learning supplemented with technical and theoretical course work.
A sponsor must provide a safe on-the-job learning environment, expose and allow the apprentice to learn and practice all of the skills prescribed in the standards, and provide incremental wage increases as the apprentice gains proficiency and completes course requirements.
Benefits of being an Apprenticeship Sponsor
Support Sponsors can Expect from Maine Apprenticeship Program
Interested in learning more on how to Sponsor an apprenticeship? Contact:
What's an Apprenticeable Occupation?
An apprenticeable occupation is a skilled occupation that:
Does Maine Apprenticeship Program have a list of available Apprenticeships?
The Maine Department of Labor does not have a list of open apprenticeship opportunities. Employers may post their apprenticeship opportunities on Maine JobLink. Click here to see if any are currently listed.
Who can be an apprentice?
Any existing employee or new hire can become an Apprentice as long as they:
Maine CareerCenters and our partners also offer additional training opportunities. Visit mainecareercenter.com for more information.
Apprenticeship Guides for using Maine Job Link