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National Apprenticeship Week 2022 - Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program (MATP)

National Apprenticeship Week

Secretary of Labor Kicks Off National Apprenticeship Week 2022

Governor's Proclamation

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a nationwide celebration to showcase the opportunities that apprenticeship offers for workers to develop workplace experience and skills that employers value. The eighth annual NAW will take place on November 14-20, 2022, at hundreds of events across the country.

These events give leaders in business, labor, education and other critical industries the opportunity to showcase their apprenticeship programs, apprentices, and facilities to career seekers in their local communities.

2022 Maryland Apprenticeship Awards

Would you like to see an organization, Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor, Registered Apprentice Mentor, Registered Apprentice or Youth Apprentice receive recognition for excellence? The Maryland Department of Labor (MD Labor) is holding the second annual Maryland Apprenticeship Awards to recognize exemplary participants in Maryland apprenticeships and to highlight apprenticeship as an outstanding workforce development model.


Awardees will be announced during National Apprenticeship Week.

National Apprenticeship Week 2022

Download the schedule.

November 14, 2022

Howard Community College Healthcare Apprenticeships Open House
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registered Apprenticeship sponsor Howard Community College will be bringing together their healthcare employers to promote their programs for the occupations of Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurse and Surgical Technologist.

Baltimore County Job Club - Apprenticeship Recruiting Event
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Representatives from several Registered Apprenticeship programs will be available to speak to potential apprentices about their program and what apprenticeships can do for them.

Howard County Workforce - Registered Apprenticeship Round-Table Event for Individuals
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jobseeker attendees will learn about apprenticeships and meet apprentices who will share their success stories. After the event, we will offer small group sessions to answer questions in English and Spanish.

Apprenticeships in Healthcare - State of Maryland Workgroup
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Members of Maryland Labor’s work group to explore apprenticeship opportunities for public sector healthcare employers will convene for their fourth regular meeting.

Mid Atlantic Carpenters Union – Prince George’s Apprenticeship Information Session
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Mid Atlantic Carpenters Union – Baltimore Apprenticeship Program will host a virtual information session for high school students interested in a career in carpentry.


November 15, 2022

Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council Meeting
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council will hold its last meeting of 2022.

Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Healthcare Apprenticeship Event
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Representatives from apprenticeship sponsor the Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (BACH) and the Maryland Department of Labor will attend this event to share information regarding the BACH apprenticeship program and how it offers opportunities for healthcare career pathways.

Washington County Public Schools - Youth Apprenticeship Bash
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The event is to celebrate current apprentices and employers and potential apprentices and employers. There will also be a very brief recognition of employers approved in November.


November 16, 2022

Youth Apprenticeship Advisory Committee Meeting
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Youth Apprenticeship Advisory Committee will hold its last meeting of 2022. Members will receive updates regarding the Apprenticeship Maryland Program (AMP) youth apprenticeship initiative.

Creating Youth Apprenticeship Awareness
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

This event is focused on educating Anne Arundel County Public School administrators and counselors on the youth apprenticeship program. Business partners will be on hand to discuss what their apprenticeships offer to AACPS students. The work-based learning team will be available to answer questions and make connections.

Queen Anne's County - Youth Apprenticeship Information Session
8:30 AM – 10:00 PM

Learn more about what the state’s youth apprenticeship program looks like in Queen Anne's County, and how your business can benefit from participating.

WorkSource Montgomery - Apprenticeship Job Fair
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Representatives from several Registered Apprenticeship programs will be available to speak to potential apprentices about their program and what apprenticeships can do for them.

GSK's National Apprentice Week Webinar
10:00 AM -11:00 AM and 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This event will offer attendees a summary of apprenticeships at GSK and what they offer as well as an overview of GSK apprentice roles available in 2023.

Patapsco High School Youth Apprentice Signing Ceremony
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

In honor of National Apprenticeship Week, current Patapsco 10th graders enrolled in Intro to AMP will sign a commitment to the youth apprenticeship program. There will be a small ceremony and photo opportunity and a moment to address the students.

Baltimore County Public Schools - Youth Apprenticeship Employer Sign-On
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In honor of National Apprenticeship Week, new employers participating in the AMP youth apprenticeship initiative will formally sign on to this exciting program.

Greater Baltimore Committee - Regional Workforce Solutions Summit
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

A wide array of organizations will share how they can assist businesses seeking workforce solutions, including Registered Apprenticeship options.


November 17, 2022

Better Business Bureau Registered Apprenticeship Open House
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registered Apprenticeship sponsor the Better Business Bureau of Greater Baltimore will host this open house for their member companies to learn more about how the apprenticeship model can support their hiring needs.

Montgomery County Public Schools Transitioning Students Event
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This virtual event will allow interested Montgomery County Public Schools juniors and seniors to learn more about how Registered Apprenticeship can help them connect to lucrative career pathways.
Howard County Workforce - Women in Apprenticeship Event for Businesses
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us to learn from the leadership and dedication of many women who build, support, and expand career opportunities through apprenticeships in Howard County.

2022 Maryland Rehabilitation Conference
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Attendees at this event will have the opportunity to attend a break-out session focused on how Registered Apprenticeship can benefit all jobseekers.

Community College of Baltimore County - Apprenticeship Completion Ceremony
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This Registered Apprenticeship will host an Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony
Celebration for the very first CCBC Patient Care Technician apprentice completers.

Maryland Labor presents: Celebrating and Growing Registered Apprenticeship (by invitation only)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join attendees to hear the announcement of MD Labor’s complete slate of Apprenticeship Ambassadors as well as the announcement of this year’s Apprenticeship Awards recipients.

Vanguard Enterprises, LLC Ribbon Cutting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor Vanguard Enterprises will host this ribbon-cutting to celebrate their new apprenticeship program.

IBSS Corporation Women in Apprenticeship
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor IBSS Corporation will host this event to shine a spotlight on women in apprenticeship.

Harford County Electrical Contractors Association (HCECA) Apprenticeship Open House
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

This event will highlight the HCECA Registered Apprenticeship program. Representatives of the Maryland Department of Labor will be in attendance.


November 18, 2022

Independent Electrical Contractors - Chesapeake Celebrates Youth Apprenticeships
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Attendees at this event will be able to see youth apprentices from four Maryland local public schools as they participate in classes in electrical apprenticeship.

Plumbers and Gasfitters Local #5 Apprenticeship School Open House
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Representatives from apprenticeship sponsor the Washington, D.C. Joint Plumbing Apprenticeship Committee – UA Local #5 and the Maryland Department of Labor will be present at this event to showcase apprenticeship opportunities with this construction industry program.

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