An apprenticeship is an on-the-job training program in skilled trades that is supplemented by formal classes each year. Some of the training is done through 2-Year colleges. The Training Period can be anywhere from 1 to 6 years and prepares the apprentice to pass all qualifying exams and become fully qualified in a specific occupational field.
Where to Find Apprenticeships
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
This links the the apprenticeships portion of the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.