AWAY Apprenticeship

AWAY Apprenticeship Works for Alaska Youth

The AWAY apprenticeship program builds a pipeline of young talent for vital careers in Alaska that support Alaskan businesses, and communities and strengthen our economy.

AWAY provides young Alaskans a career path to a meaningful and well-paying occupation without incurring significant debt.

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Eligibility Information

The AWAY program is open to young men and women who are between the ages of 16-24 who reside throughout the state of Alaska.

Within this population, the AWAY program serves a wide range of individuals, such as in-school and out-of-school youth, youth who are employed or unemployed, youth ex-offenders, and other underrepresented populations (i.e., women, people of color, and persons with disabilities), and other youth with barriers to employment including foster youth, parenting youth, and homeless youth.

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AWAY is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. AWAY was created by Alaska Works Partnership and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, the accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.

Our Partners

Healthcare Employers:

Alaska Primary Care Association

South Central Alaska | Area Health Education Center (SCAHEC)

Telecom Industry:

National Electrical Contractors Association of Alaska (NECA)

Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship Training Trust (AJEATT)

Maritime Industry:

Calista Corporation

The Transportation Institute


Alaska Apprenticeship & Training Coordinators Association

Alaska Department of Labor:

State of Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Alaska’s Job Centers

Education and Training Providers:

Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC)

Anchorage School District