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Veterans Wanting Apprenticeship

helmetstohardhards.pngHelmets to Hardhats is a national program that connects transitioning active-duty and reserve component veterans with training and employment opportunities within the construction industry. The intent of the program is to help those with military experience get hired in civilian construction trades that the program's organizers claim are facing a critical labor shortage.

For more information contact:
Helmets to Hardhats
Phone: (866) 741-6210
Job Service North Dakota
has Veterans Representatives available to assist veterans and other covered persons with employment and training services. Priority of services given to veterans include:
  • Career Planning
  • Proficiency Testing
  • Referral to Supportive Services and Training Programs
  • Job Development
  • Referral to Job Openings
  • Resume Review

Veterans Currently Involved in Apprenticeship Programs

va.jpgPost 9/11 GI Bill
The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Approved training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill includes graduate and undergraduate degrees, and vocational/technical training. All training programs must be offered by an institution of higher learning (IHL) and approved for GI Bill benefits. Additionally, tutorial assistance, and licensing and certification test reimbursement are approved under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

North Dakota State Approving Agency
Veterans who are currently involved in apprenticeship programs might be entitled to additional benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs, if you need assistance contact Rhonda Schauer at the State Approving Agency at 701-328-5445

Learn more from the U.S. Department of Labor, including downloadable brochures on apprenticeship.
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