Why Apprenticeship?

Are you looking for opportunities to fast track you career goals? Are you graduating high school and not sure which career path to take? Are you tired of your current career and want to try something new? Do you want to earn money while you learn a skill? If you have answered yes to one or more of these, then apprenticeship may be a good fit for you. Our program is an “earn while you learn” style that combines on-the-job training with related classroom instruction. This means you’ll earn a wage that increases with your experience while working for an employer who is committed to your success, all while incurring college credits and zero college debt.

Benefits of Apprenticeship:                              

  • Increase in skills
  • Higher wages
  • Career advancement
  • College credits
  • Education with zero college debt
  • Nationally recognized credentials


Trades We Offer:


How To Become an Apprentice:

There are only 3 steps to get you started on becoming an apprentice.


Step 1: Lets see if you qualify first.

               Are you at least 18 years of age? All apprentices must be at least 18 years old.

               Are you currently working for an employer that participates in our program? If yes, then you just need to let them know you want to be in the program. If no, then go to step 2.

               Are you willing to put in the work and commit to the program? Hard work and commitment will lead you to success.


Step 2: Time for fill out some information. Click on your trade below and complete the online application.



 Step 3: The final step - contact our Apprenticeship Coordinator, Justin MacDougall at or 352-395-5251 to discuss the next few steps such as seeking employment with one of our participating employers and enrolling in the program.   


If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact Justin MacDougall or the Apprenticeship Director, Sara Emmanuel at or 352-372-5649.


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