What are apprenticeships?
Apprenticeships are a proven training model for growing and retaining a skilled workforce in today’s competitive business environment. This “earn while you learn” approach combines on the job training and related academic instruction to benefit both the company and the employee.
How TCC helps
Tidewater Community College’s Apprenticeship Institute partners with Hampton Roads employers to develop tailored apprenticeship programs that result in your desired workforce outcome.
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At no cost to the employer, apprenticeship consultants are available to guide companies through the registered apprenticeship development process from initial concept to full recognition by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry and/or the U.S. Department of Labor.
Number of apprentices nationwide
Average starting salary for apprentices in Virginia
New jobs in Virginia by 2022 that will require advanced training and post-secondary education
Interested in starting a Registered Apprenticeship program? Learn how TCC's Apprenticeship Institute consultants can help. Read more
Visit our Apprenticeship Information for Students page to learn about apprenticeship programs and how to get started. Read more
Mechatronics student A.J. Scherman, a STIHL Inc. apprentice, was awarded the German American Chamber of Commerce award for Trainee of the Year.
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A bachelor's in chemistry didn't take him where he wanted to go, so Ian Lenda came to TCC. He's been accepted into the Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School's Professional Development Program