Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)

The Registered Apprenticeship Program ​(RAP)​ allows you, the student, the opportunity to be enrolled in high school, and also work as a paid apprentice. The program is designed to allow you to simultaneously complete high school and the required hours for the first year apprenticeship in your designated Trade.

What do I have to do to become a RAP student?

1. Pick a Trade (there are over 50 to choose from)​ 

2. Find an employer (we can help you!)

3. Complete the paperwork and the prerequisite HCS3000 Workplace Safety Systems Course (we will walk you through these steps)

4. Start working and earning money!! RAP is flexible, meaning you can work part-time, half days or full days, in the summer or even after you graduate through RAP Extended. We will work together with your employer to set a work schedule that compliments your high school graduation requirements and the requirements for your Trade. You can earn up to 40 high school credits through the RAP program.

After graduating high school and completing your first period hours (about 1500) the next step is to do the technical training or schooling component of your apprenticeship. About 80% of your time will be spent working on the job and the other 20% will be in the classroom. You will continue the cycle of working the required hours and completing the technical training periods in your trade with the goal of becoming a certified journeyperson.

Beginning your apprenticeship in high school will get you a head start on an exciting career choice in the Trades.

Further information and details about apprenticeship can be found at  ​​ and ​Careers: The Next Generation

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