NSC’s new brief, Getting to Five Million Apprentices, is a set of policy recommendations drawn from our Skills for Good Jobs Agenda, designed to be a guide for the Trump Administration’s apprenticeship efforts. It’s an aggressive, five-point plan with a goal of developing one working apprentice for every 4 college students. 

On November 10th, 2016, National Skills Coalition (NSC) published Skills for Good Jobs:An Agenda for the Next President, a comprehensive playbook for how the incoming Trump Administration could work with Congress to put millions of Americans on a pathway toward a skilled, good-paying job. These proposals had been developed with hundreds of stakeholders living and working outside the Beltway: business leaders, labor leaders,community organizations, community colleges, and local workforce development experts.Among the plan’s most ambitious goals was its call for the U.S. to aggressively move toward developing one working apprentice for every four college