DWD Awarded $806,379 to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities

26 Jul 2023


The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) was recently awarded $806,379 to expand Wisconsin Apprenticeship. Wisconsin was one of 45 states to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Labor's $65 million investment in apprenticeship programs.

"Wisconsin was first in the nation to offer a registered apprenticeship program in 1911, and the program continues to be a proven workforce solution that benefits both employers and apprentices," DWD Secretary-designee Amy Pechacek said. "This grant will bolster the program's historic growth and help expand pathways to careers with family-sustaining wages."

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