As a program sponsor, a well-planned administered apprenticeship program will:
The Apprenticeship Division's field staff is based throughout Louisiana and provides technical assistance to potential and existing program sponsors and apprentices. Technical assistance may include development of an apprentice record-keeping system, identification of related instruction sources and coordination of needed program sponsor services with other state and federal employment and training programs (for example, IWTP, WIA, Job Corps and Veterans Affairs). Technical assistance also is provided to program sponsors who are required to adopt an affirmative action plan and selection procedures.
Federal and state educational and workforce development resources may pay a portion of the cost of related technical instruction and/or instructors of related technical instruction. Contact the Apprenticeship Division for more information.