Resources & Links
  • OWBLA One Pager

    One page document that provides an overview of the Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship, description of work-based learning, and summary of work-based learning programming that is available to employers and schools.

  • Employer Guidebook

    A step-by-step guide that assists employers in identifying current and future talent needs, partnership identification, and technical assistance to construct a sustainable human capital pipeline that integrates work-based learning practices.


  • U.S. DOL
    The United States Department of Labor (DOL) is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics; many U.S. states also have such departments.
  • IN DWD
    The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) works to ensure the growth and continued strength of Indiana's economy by providing Hoosiers with resources and services needed to advance in the workforce, such as training and employment programs, labor market information, job search resources and unemployment insurance systems.
  • Next Level Jobs
    Next Level Jobs is part of Governor Holcomb’s Next Level Indiana agenda to continue the positive momentum in the state. Next Level Jobs provides free training for Hoosiers and reimbursements for Indiana employers who are training employees in-demand, high-paying fields.
  • Colleges and Universities in Indiana
    Independent Colleges of Indiana is the collective voice for excellence and choice in higher education for all students. As a non-profit association, ICI represents Indiana’s 30 private, non-profit, regionally-accredited colleges and universities.
  • Indiana Department of Education
    The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) is dedicated to providing the highest quality of innovative support to Indiana's schools, teachers, students, and parents. IDOE is proactively working with educators, policy makers, business leaders, and community-based organizations to achieve our mission of "Working Together for Student Success."
  • State Board of Education
    Established by the Indiana General Assembly, the State Board of Education oversees K-12 education policymaking in the State of Indiana. The bipartisan board is composed of eleven members, including the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
  • Commission for Higher Education
    The Commission for Higher Education is charged with coordinating higher education in Indiana. The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education - which is administered, staffed, and led by the Commission for Higher Education - is a 7-member public body created in 2012. The Board is charged with authorizing all accredited Indiana proprietary institutions that grant degrees, as well as all accredited proprietary degree-granting, out-of-state institutions that offer instruction in Indiana.

The purpose of this Request for Application (RFA) was to solicit applications from existing and emerging apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and work-based learning programs for sub-grant funding. The grant funds were designed to help states develop and implement comprehensive strategies to support apprenticeship expansion.

  • Chambers of Commerce
    Incorporated in 1915, ICEA stands firm on a solid foundation for developing a strong network of professionals leading local chambers across Indiana. ICEA continues to play a significant role in the growth and development of chamber of commerce professionals, including management assistance for new chamber executives and other professional staff.
  • Governor’s Workforce Cabinet/CTE
    A mixture of government and education officials, as well as business leaders from across the state make up the 21-person cabinet. The cabinet serves as the state's federally-mandated workforce development board.
  • Skillful
    Skillful Indiana helps people identify high-demand jobs and the skills they need to fill them, and helps employers find and keep the talent they need to grow; strengthen the skills of career advisors across the state; and collaborate with local workforce development boards to support Hoosiers and Indiana businesses.
  • Indiana’s List of Promoted Industry Certifications
    Indiana’s List of Promoted Industry Certifications is a list of certifications that have undergone a rigorous process for inclusion and promotion in the state. To be included on the list, a certification must be both recognized and valued by industry, must have transference to post-secondary training programs and must lead to quality employment. Certifications will be reviewed annually to ensure that the list remains relevant to current industry needs.
  • WorkforceGPS
    The ApprenticeshipUSA Community is an online resource for stakeholders from throughout the Apprenticeship system and its partners to share information and learn from your peers regarding the innovative strategies and partnerships being used to train U.S. workers. Apprenticeship is a key component of our nation’s efforts to prepare American workers for successful, sustainable careers.
  • Apprenticeship.Gov
    Comprehensive U.S. Department of Labor website dedicated to apprenticeships. Features three unique user experience options for employers, career seekers, and educators.
  • Indiana Career Ready
    INDIANACAREERREADY provides the tools needed to prepare and find high-demand and high-wage jobs needed now and in the future. Step inside and discover the next level of your career!