SD | The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) will be providing $270,000 in investment funding to help businesses and organizations train new apprentices in Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAP) in South Dakota.
Businesses may be eligible to receive $500 for each new apprentice who is an existing employee and/or $1,000 for each new apprentice who is a new employee.
This investment will build upon existing sector partnerships by emphasizing work-based training that meets the needs of existing and emerging industries and workers.
To be eligible for funding:
• The business must have an established RAP validated by the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship,
• The business and new apprentice must complete a registration and enrollment process with a Job Service office prior to the start of the program, and
• Start the program after Jan. 1, 2021, and complete 90 days in the apprenticeship.