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Discover Apprenticeship for U.S. Veterans & Military Spouses

Start a New Career in Broadband TODAY!

Are you a transitioning service member or veteran looking for a civilian career?

Apprenticeship programs provide participants with a structured pathway to develop new knowledge and technical skills while earning a paycheck... from day one.

The Broadband Industry

Communications technology has transformed virtually every aspect of our lives and is at the heart of the United States economy. 

 

The telecommunications industry employs more than 300,000 professionals, who deliver mission critical services every day. 

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Join an industry that embraces your military experience!

 

Apprenticeships

There are several ways to begin a career in Broadband.  Apprenticeship is a high-quality career pathway that provides, paid on-the-job training and skills development, a clear growth pathway, and a portable industry recognized credential.

There are thousands of apprenticeships available the Broadband industry.  

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Earn a salary while learning the skills necessary to succeed in high-demand Broadband & 5G sector professions.

  1. Earn as you Learn

  2. Career Advancement

  3. Gain workplace-relevant skills in the field of your choice

  4. Receive a nationally-recognized portable credential

  5. Jumpstart your career!

 Apprenticeships are a tried-and-true method of knowledge transfer. Employers invest in you by providing experienced mentors to teach, share their knowledge, advice, and provide guidance.

  • Apprenticeships are “earn while you learn” employment models. Apprentices are paid to learn the skills important to their craft, with compensation increases as they learn.

  • The on-the-job learning model provides college-level learning.

  • Some colleges provide credit for what students learn through apprenticeships. Apprentices receive industry-recognized, often portable, credentials.

  • Veterans may be able to apply their GI Bill to VA-approved apprenticeships.

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ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR NEXT ASSIGNMENT?  

​You don’t need a four-year IT degree to start your technology career. Apply for an apprenticeship to earn while you learn in a full-time role, while gaining real-world experience with an employer who’s invested in your future. In a typical first year you’ll achieve multiple technical certifications, and pay increases. So, what are you waiting for?

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ON THE JOB CAREER TRAINING

Apprentices receive practical on-the-job training in a wide variety of occupations.

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CLEAR CAREER PATH

By the end of your apprenticeship, you are a true expert in the field of your training and have a clear path to follow for your continued career. 

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NATIONAL CREDENTIAL

When an apprentice graduates from a career training program, he or she earns a certified portable credential accepted by industries and employers across the U.S.

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BENEFITS FOR VETERANS

POST-9/11 GI BILL ELIGIBLE VETERANS 

A veteran apprentice can use their GI Bill benefit and receive a tax-free monthly stipend while participating in a Registered Apprenticeship Program.

Post-9/11 GI Bill recipients may receive up to $83 per month for books and supplies in addition to their VA housing stipend.

MONTGOMERY GI BILL ELIGIBLE VETERANS

If you are eligible, you may receive up to 36 months of education benefits.

GI BILL BENEFITS APPROVED

If you're a veteran employed in a registered apprenticeship program, ask your employer if the program is "GI Bill Benefit Approved".

If you have questions about GI Bill Benefits, visit the VA's 
eBenefits website or call 1-800-827-1000 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time).

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Veterans Affairs web site.