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Inland Empire Apprenticeship Expo

    November 14

    at the Moreno Valley Conference & Recreation Center
    14075 Frederick Street, Moreno Valley, California 92553

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    From the Classroom to Industry

    At the Inland Empire Apprenticeship Expo, you'll learn about the value and success of apprenticeship career pathways. Discover union apprenticeship trades, college and university CTE apprenticeship opportunities and be part of a pipeline that leads to good, quality jobs.

    This event is part of the US Department of Labor Annual National Apprenticeship Week celebration.

    Common Questions

    A Proven Model for Success

    Learn and Earn in an Industry-Driven Training Model

    Apprenticeship training provides a critical talent pipeline that allows apprentices to get paid as they learn in well-paying career fields. Apprenticeships help address some of our nation's greatest workforce challenges, from infrastructure and supply chain to clean energy and cybersecurity.

    Workforce training opportunities and jobs through registered apprenticeship trades are growing. Don't miss out on your chance to learn more.

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    Expo Session Times

    Discover when you can attend the Inland Empire Apprenticeship Expo

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    High School Students • 9 am - 1 pm

    From 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, the Expo will be open to high school students. Registered educators may bring high school junior and senior students to the event so they can explore their future career and learning options.
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    General Public • 1:30 - 3:30 pm

    From 1:30 - 3:30 pm, the Expo will be open to the public. College students, adult career seekers, community members and more are all welcome to learn more about apprenticeship opportunities during this open session.


    Why Attend?

    The Inland Empire Apprenticeship Expo is for career seekers, employers, community organizations, educators and anyone that wants to learn more.

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    The Model

    • Learn about apprenticeship opportunities
    • Meet with institutions and organizations that offer apprenticeship programs
    • Learn how registered apprenticeships can help your future career flourish
    • Discover how apprenticeships can help create a highly-skilled, diverse workforce

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    The Opportunity

    • Meet industry and workforce development partners
    • Find workforce resources
    • Enjoy networking opportunities
    • Meet trade representatives
    • Recruit potential employees
    • Find affordable educational pathways

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    The Industries

    • Advanced Manufacturing
    • Automotive
    • Construction and Building Trades
    • Cybersecurity
    • Healthcare
    • Information Technology
    • Transportation
    • And more!

    I'm Interested in Participating

    Want to join us at the Inland Empire Apprenticeship Expo on November 14? Share your interest and learn more about your attendance options.

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    I'm a Career Seeker or Interested Parent/Guardian

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    I'm an Educator or School District Representative

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    I'm an Apprenticeship Trades or College Partner

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    Contact Us

    Want to learn more about apprenticeship opportunities or get involved with the Inland Empire Apprenticeship Expo? Reach out!

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      Rosalinda Rivas
      Apprenticeship Director
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      (951) 571-6965

    Learn More

    Discover how registered apprenticeships can benefit you, whether you're a student, an employer, a community leader or in education.

    National Apprenticeship Week is a nationwide celebration established by the U.S. Department of Labor where registered apprenticeship champions highlight how registered apprenticeship, a proven and industry-driven training model, provides a critical talent pipeline that can help address some of our nation's pressing workforce challenges such as rebuilding our country’s infrastructure, responding to critical supply chain demands, supporting a clean energy workforce, modernizing our cybersecurity response, and addressing care economy issues.

    During National Apprenticeship Week, industry, labor, equity, workforce, education, and government leaders host events to showcase the successes and value of Registered Apprenticeship for re-building our economy, advancing racial and gender equity, and supporting underserved communities.

    The events during this week highlight how this industry-driven training model provides a critical talent pipeline that can build up our workforce to address our nation’s pressing issues, which include responding to climate change, modernizing our cybersecurity response, addressing public health issues, and rebuilding our country’s infrastructure.

    Registered apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience, receive progressive wage increases, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential.

    Registered apprenticeship is a work-based learning opportunity that can be instrumental in serving individuals who have been historically underserved, marginalized, and adversely affected by persistent poverty and inequality by allowing apprentices to earn while they learn and providing a pathway to well-paying careers.

    Registered apprenticeship is a proven model that has been validated by the U.S. Department of Labor or a state apprenticeship agency. Registered apprenticeship provides a critical talent pipeline that can help to address some of our nation’s pressing workforce challenges such as responding to critical supply chain demands and supporting a clean energy workforce, modernizing our cybersecurity response, addressing public health issues, and rebuilding our country’s infrastructure.

    Registered apprenticeship offers a path for all qualified individuals, including women, youth, people of color, rural communities, justice-involved individuals and people with disabilities, to become apprentices and contribute to America's industries.

    Registered apprenticeship programs are distinguished from other types of workplace training models by several factors:

    • Registered apprenticeship programs are jobs from day one and apprentices earn family sustaining wages from their employers allowing them to earn and learn at the same time.
    • Registered apprenticeship programs provide structured on-the-job learning and job-related classroom training, some with articulation agreements with 2- and 4-year colleges including minority serving institutions.
    • Apprentices earn wage increases as they learn and gain new skills.
    • On-the-job learning is conducted in the work setting under the direction of a mentor(s).
    • Training results in a portable, nationally-recognized credential.

    Apprenticeships can be found in all industries, such as building trades, clean energy, cybersecurity, healthcare, information technology, financial services, childcare, transportation, engineering, and advanced manufacturing.

    1. Registered apprenticeship is a proven model that fulfills critical talent needs. There are currently over 600,000 Registered Apprentices currently earning while learning across the country.
    2. Registered apprenticeship offers workers paid, relevant workplace experiences while ensuring employees acquire the skills and credentials that you value.
    3. Registered apprenticeship programs enable employers to develop and train their future workforce while offering career seekers affordable paths to secure high-paying jobs.
    4. Registered apprenticeships can also help employers:

      • Recruit and develop a diverse and highly-skilled workforce that helps grow their business;

      • Improve productivity, profitability, and an employer’s bottom line; Create flexible training options that ensure workers develop the right skills;

      • Receive tax credits and employee tuition benefits in participating states; and to Increase staff loyalty and retention of workers, during and following the apprenticeship. For example, 92% of apprentices retain employment after completing an apprenticeship program.

    1. Registered apprenticeship also provides affordable paths to secure, high-paying jobs and careers without the typical student debt that has become associated with college.
    2. Registered apprenticeship offers career seekers the opportunity to earn a paycheck while learning from day one and gain workplace-relevant skills in the field of their choice.
    3. Workers who complete apprenticeship programs earn an average of $300,000 more over their career when compared to peers who don’t.


    Persons with a disability who require a modification or accommodation to participate in these activities should direct such requests to the City of Moreno Valley’s ADA Coordinator, (951) 413-3359, at least 72 hours before the activity.