Offset the cost of hiring apprentices with help from Automation Alley

What is ApprenticeshipUSA?

ApprenticeshipUSA, a Department of Labor-funded grant partnership between Automation Alley and the state of Michigan, was created to help address the manufacturing and IT talent shortages across our state. 

While serving as the state’s program administrator for Southeast Michigan, Automation Alley will assist manufacturing and IT companies in creating new or expanding existing registered apprenticeship programs by leveraging grant funds to help offset the costs of hiring apprentices. 

Registered apprenticeship is a tried and true approach for preparing workers for the skilled jobs of today, as technology continues to transform manufacturing.

Why Employers Should Consider Apprenticeship

  • Provides on-the-job training
  • Enhances retention 
  • Allows for customization 
  • Increases knowledge transfer from old to new employees
  • Emphasizes safety training
  • Offers a better solution to predicting your talent pipeline

Getting Started is Easy!

Contact Us: For more information or to take advantage of this opportunity, contact Automation Alley at

Apprenticeship USA is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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