Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program

Department of Labor

Apprenticeship Program

Train your employees – Get reimbursed for training costs

Help your employees to earn Department of Labor certificates


  • Enroll your facility to participate in IHCA’s Apprenticeship program by filling out the Employer form and returning it to IHCA.
  • Enroll your employee in an Apprenticeship by filling out Form 671 specifying which Apprenticeship they want and return it to IHCA.
  • IHCA will set up the employee in the Dept of Labor website, for tracking.


  • Classroom learning – Apprentices are provided classroom instruction on critical aspects of their careers. Classes are provided by IHCA or Idaho community colleges.
  • Apprentices receive a wage increase, either after completing the course or after 1000 hours.
  • Apprentices receive on the job learning under the instruction and guidance of a mentor. (A total of 2000 hours.)
  • Apprentices receive another wage increase after they work 2000 hours.


  • Apprentices earn a portable, nationally-recognized credential within their industry.
  • Facilities can request up to $1500 in reimbursement for each of the first four apprentices.

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