Pre-Apprenticeship Sections About Resources Examples Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via Email About Pre-apprenticeship programs prepare individuals to enter and succeed in a Registered Apprenticeship or other high-quality apprenticeship program, and ultimately a career. They can be delivered by a range of entities, including community-based organizations, high schools, labor organizations, workforce agencies, and community colleges. At educational institutions, the programs can and should be integrated directly into the existing curriculum and structure. High-quality pre-apprenticeship programs link directly to existing apprenticeship programs and provide instruction, preparation, and supports that enable participants to advance to apprenticeship programs or careers.When pre-apprenticeship programs are implemented well, they can be bridges to career opportunities for students, new workers, or underprepared learners. Pre-apprenticeship is a particularly effective means of preparing people from underrepresented communities for high-quality employment opportunities—and thereby increasing diversity and equity throughout the apprenticeship and workforce systems. Visit JFF's Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning Visit the Centerright Learn More For more on the 6 essentials, visit JFF's Framework for a High-Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Program View the Frameworkright Resources Pre-Apprenticeship Resources Tool JFF's Framework for a High-Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Program: Opportunity Youth This pre-apprenticeship framework outlines strategies and promising practices for developing high-quality programs that serve opportunity youth participants. Tool Framework for a High-Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Program: IT This pre-apprenticeship framework outlines the six key characteristics of a high-quality pre-apprenticeship program with a focus on the IT industry. Tool JFF's Framework for a High-Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Program These 6 aspirational characteristics of high-quality pre-apprenticeship programs can build equity and improve success in new or existing programs. Pre-apprenticeship programs can be delivered by a range of entities and are designed to prepare underprepared learners, students, and new workers to enter and succeed in Registered Apprenticeships or other high-quality apprenticeship programs, and ultimately careers. This framework can be used by new or existing programs to help guide their growth and development. Webinar Recording The Essentials of a High-Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Program This webinar event explored the characteristics of JFF’s Framework for a High-Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Program, what IBM looks for in a pre-apprenticeship, and how Pennsylvania is supporting these programs. Post We Need to Raise the Bar on Pre-Apprenticeships Pre-apprenticeships can help workers from underrepresented populations become “apprenticeship ready.” But these programs lack consistent standards and expectations. JFF’s framework can help new or established programs become effective and equitable, opening new paths to apprenticeship and, ultimately, careers. Report/Research Getting Started with Pre-Apprenticeship: Partnerships Getting Started with Pre-Apprenticeship provides an overview of the steps required to develop a pre-apprenticeship program that leads to an apprenticeship. Post JFF WBL Bookshelf: Pre-Apprenticeship Our favorite resources on pre-apprenticeship from across the field. Examples Pre-Apprenticeship Programs Report/Research Pre-Apprenticeship Partnerships at CVS Health: An Employer's Perspective This case study focuses on CVS Health’s pre-apprenticeship training partnerships in Texas and illustrates many of the key attributes that drive a successful partnership.