1000 SW Jackson Street Topeka, KS 66612

apprenticeship@ks.gov

Kansas is
all in on
Registered Apprenticeship!

Our Mission

To meet the needs of the Kansas economy and its citizens, the office of Apprenticeship will actively grow a robust system that supports our apprenticeship stakeholders, sponsors, intermediaries, and apprentices. We do this by strategically empowering partnerships that serve a diverse and inclusive workforce through occupational proficiency, for generations to come.

KS Apprenticeship Council, approve June 14th, 2022

Our Vision

Growing Kansas Apprenticeship to the Top 25 by 2025

KS Apprenticeship Council, approve June 14th, 2022

Discover the opportunities Kansas Registered Apprenticeship has to offer

There is a wide array of opportunities for small & large employers, associations, organizations, community and technical colleges, and career seekers. The Kansas Office of Apprenticeship supports apprenticeships across multiple industries to benefit employers and career seekers ensuring occupational proficiency.

Data Tracking

Total Number of Apprentices

Total Number of Occupations

Total Number of Sponsors

Data accurate as of 10/11/2023 (Fiscal end)

Did You
Know?

Apprenticeship has a proven track record of producing strong results for both employers and workers. Apprenticeship programs offer access to hundreds of occupations in high-growth and emerging industries.

Who is the Apprenticeship System for? 

Businesses
Needing Profit

People Needing
Employment

BUSINESS
ROI

average $1.48 for every $11

1US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. November 2021. Apprenticeship Whitepaper

PUBLIC
ROI

Average $28 in economic benefits for every $1 invested2

2The Next-Gen IMT Apprenticeship: A Return on Investment Study. Payne, Jonathan. Jobs for the Future. July 2020

92%
EMPLOYMENT
Retention

apprentices who retain
employment after
apprenticeship completion
1

1US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. November 2021. Apprenticeship Whitepaper

$72K
Average
Starting
Salary

after an apprentice completed an apprenticeship program1

1US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. November 2021. Apprenticeship Whitepaper