There are over 200 different Registered Apprenticeship programs here in the state of Idaho, many employers offer these programs to further their workforce and jump start your career!
Employers such as Idaho Power, the Idaho Rural Water Association, Clearwater Paper Corp, Anderson and Wood construction and many more offer the opportunity for Idahoans to “Earn While You Learn”. This benefits both the worker and the employer as the worker is learning a high paying, high skilled job while the employer is training workers to fit their needs.
Idaho Dept. of Labor
Looking to be an apprentice in Idaho? Dozens of Idaho employers, schools and other sponsors have apprenticeship programs ready for you.
You can check out the IDOL website and see which employers in your region offer Registered Apprenticeship programs!
Eight Training Programs
Idaho Power offers eight different training programs, all recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship.
These career opportunities offer excellent compensation, career advancement, stability and a chance to provide a valued service to our customers”
Idaho Rural Water Association
Drinking and Wastewater Industries
Water/Wastewater System Operations Specialist apprenticeship standards have as their objective the training of utility workers skilled in all phases of the industry. The sponsor recognizes that in order to accomplish this, there must be well-developed on-the-job learning combined with related instruction.
Clearwater Paper Corp.
Eight Training Programs
The Clearwater Paper Corp. offers eight different Registered Apprenticeship programs at its paperboard mill located in Lewiston, Idaho. As an apprentice with Clearwater Paper you will be able to earn while you learn.
If you are interested in applying for an apprenticeship with Clearwater, check out their website for openings and more information on these great opportunities!
Vista Outdoor offers a 8,000 hour Machinist Apprenticeship program. An Apprentice can expect to spend a minimum of 144 hours a year in the classroom.
As an Apprentice with Vista, you can expect to learn and perform the duties of Tooling, Grinding, and Maintenance/AR Machinists.
McCain Foods School to Registered Apprenticeship Program (STRAP)
McCain Foods offer a “School to Registered Apprenticeship (STRAP)” for high school students in the Mini-Cassia area. Apprentices will learn to be machine operators and start at $15.75 which is the entry level wage for McCain Foods. You must be 16 years old to apply and be willing to attend the classroom portion of the Apprenticeship at 7 am prior to attending regular high school classes. Individuals who enter into the program and graduate will have the chance to continue on with the company.