Apprenticeship Readiness Programs (ARPs)
PREPARING FOR THE BUILDING TRADES
Increase the number of candidates for apprenticeships across all trades; to increase the diversity of apprenticeship candidates by recruiting women, communities of color and veterans.
Increase the retention rate among apprentices by providing them with a deeper understanding of both the industry and the role of trade unions in construction.
Certified by a number of State Education Departments, NABTU’s MC3 is bringing true construction education back into high schools. NABTU knows the importance of introducing, connecting and engaging young people early to harness a lifetime dedication to our trades.
WE INTRODUCE: NABTU’s MC3 introduces students to the different building trades and teaches them the skills necessary to successfully apply for a registered apprenticeship, debt-free education.
WE CONNECT: NABTU’s MC3 connects two high-quality education systems: America’s secondary schools and the Building Trades registered apprenticeship programs.
WE ENGAGE: NABTU’s MC3 engages students with industry and labor leaders through state-of-the-art curriculum.
Building Trades ARPs teach the Multi-Craft Core Curriculum (MC3), a standardized, comprehensive, 120-hour construction course designed to help young people and transitioning adults choose and succeed in apprenticeship programs that are appropriate for them.
The MC3 curriculum is taught face-to-face, but it is delivered via NABTU’s Online Learning Management System.
NABTU’s world-class apprenticeship and training system provides eager students with an opportunity to earn a competitive salary and benefits. Participants receive state-of-the-art, technologically advanced, industry-sanctioned training from the construction industry’s highest trained instructors and leave with invaluable skills to set your students up for success. With the concept of “Earn-while-you-learn,” your students earn money while receiving college credit towards their degree.