Industry Partner Apprenticeship Intermediary


Since 2016, JFF has enrolled more than 3,000 new apprentices in advanced manufacturing, telecommunications, and energy/utilities and worked closely with nearly 1,000 businesses, including Lockheed Martin, Panasonic, Tesla, Employbridge, and Hypertherm.

Funder

U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship

Timeline

September 2016 – September 2021

Sectors

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications
  • Energy/Utilities

Locations

Nationwide

Key Partners

  • Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY)
  • The Institute for American Apprenticeships at Vermont HITEC

Key Objectives

  • Establish 50 apprenticeship programs
  • Register 2,250 new apprentices

To drive and accelerate the expansion of Registered Apprenticeship in the advanced manufacturing, telecommunications, and energy/utilities sectors, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship selected JFF as a national apprenticeship intermediary.

Since 2016, JFF has enrolled more than 3,000 new apprentices in those sectors and worked closely with nearly 1,000 businesses, including Lockheed Martin, Panasonic, Tesla, Employbridge, and Hypertherm.

JFF works with local and national manufacturing businesses to develop and implement high-quality apprenticeship programs. We partner closely with businesses to identify their needs, provide financial support, and offer expert technical assistance to develop industry-driven apprenticeship programs.

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