Apprenticeships are occupational skill training that combine on-the-job experience with classroom instruction. A partnership of employers, workers, the State of Oregon, and a variety of schools and community colleges.

Learn where there are apprenticeship programs in Oregon.

What trades offer Apprenticeships?

  • Bricklayers
  • Carpenters
  • Drywallers
  • Electricians
  • Glaziers
  • Heavy Equipment Operators
  • Ironworkers
  • Laborers
  • Linemen
  • Painters
  • Plumbers
  • Roofers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • And so many more!


Typically apprenticeships last two to five years, depending on the industry requirements.

Apprenticeship and Training Division - The state of Oregon's support website. This has frequently asked questions and other resources to help students learn about and access opportunities.

Construction Related Volunteer Opportunities - Document of opportunities a student can do now to gain experience in construction work.

Union Apprenticeship Information - Document of unions in Washington and Oregon and approximate base salary in these trade fields.