Benefiting from Apprenticeships

Benefits of Apprenticeships

By hiring apprentices and journeyworkers, contractors and employers are able to take advantage of the many benefits of hiring these skilled workers. Benefits of hiring apprentices and journeyworkers include:

  • Highly skilled workforce
  • Reduced turnover
  • Apprenticeships produce constant flow of new skilled workers
  • Hiring skilled workers will reduce risk of workers’ compensation costs due to their high skill level
  • 5% bidder’s preference.  See the applicable Comptroller’s Memorandum on the Department of Accounting & General Services website.