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Apprenticeship Institute

Building a skilled workforce to help Hampton Roads thrive in the 21st century.

Apprenticeships are a proven training model for growing and retaining a skilled workforce in today’s competitive business environment. This “earn while you learn” approach combines on the job training and related academic instruction to benefit both the company and the employee.

Tidewater Community College’s Apprenticeship Institute partners with Hampton Roads employers to develop tailored apprenticeship programs that result in your desired workforce outcome.

At no cost to the employer, apprenticeship consultants are available to guide companies through the registered apprenticeship development process from initial concept to full recognition by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry and/or the U.S. Department of Labor.


Interested in starting a Registered Apprenticeship program? Learn how TCC’s Apprenticeship Institute consultants can help.


Visit our Apprenticeship Information for Students page to learn about apprenticeship programs and how to get started.