Apprenticeships

Roots of Success offers the first federally recognized Department of Labor "Environmental Literacy Instructor" Registered Apprenticeship Program. Roots of Success also offers a Pre-Apprenticeship program.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is a Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)?

A Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) is a proven model of apprenticeship that has been validated by the U.S. Department of Labor or a State Apprenticeship Agency. Apprenticeships combine paid on-the-job training with classroom instruction to prepare workers for highly-skilled careers. Visit apprenticeship.gov to learn about Registered Apprenticeship Programs.

Key Information

  • The Apprenticeship designation for the Roots of Success Apprenticeship is: “Environmental Literacy Instructor”
  • This is the first Environmental Literacy Educator DOL Apprenticeship in the nation!
  • This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways Apprenticeship
  • Every apprentice is evaluated on the standards for the ROS Environmental Literacy Instructor Apprenticeship
  • These standards are administered by the employer

 

 

Career Technical Education (CTE)

The Roots of Success Apprenticeship is a Career Technical Education (CTE) pathway. CTE is a program of study that integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers. To read more about the Career/Technical Education Teachers pathway, click here.

Who benefits?

Program Partners

Roots of Success program partners benefit from the ROS Apprenticeship because they are able to provide participants in their program with high quality job training and a very prestigious certification that is highly valued by employers. In addition, funding opportunities are available for programs, from federal investment opportunities to state assistance to financial reimbursements. 

Apprentices

Roots of Success Apprentices benefit from the Apprenticeship because they receive a skills-based education that prepares them for good jobs. In addition, Apprentices obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction experience, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential. 

Employers

Employers benefit from the ROS Apprenticeship because it enables them to recruit, build, and retain a highly-skilled workforce. In addition, funding opportunities are available for employers, from federal investment opportunities to state assistance to financial reimbursements. 

Contact Us

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