Division of Apprentice Standards (DAS)

The Division of Apprentice Standards (DAS) is responsible for promoting, developing, and servicing registered apprenticeship programs in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Our goal is to connect people to high-demand job opportunities across the Commonwealth through equitable access to training and employers.

Important Updates

Apprenticeship Tax Credit Eligibility for 2024

Effective as of January 1, 2024, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development has established the following RATC occupation eligibility criteria for the 2024 taxable year. 

Apprenticeship Tax Credit Eligibility for 2024 Issuance

RATC Eligible Occupation Tax Year 2024

Featured Apprenticeship Topics

Hospitality Apprenticeship

Your next great hire is an apprentice

Apprenticeships benefit employers of all sizes and industries by allowing them to develop and grow a highly-skilled and diverse workforce, reduce turnover, and foster loyalty among employees.

Watch and learn how to sponsor Apprentices for your business

Prospective employers and active sponsors are welcomed to attend virtual information sessions to learn more about the value of Registered Apprenticeships and sponsors requirement to maintaining an Registered Apprenticeship. 

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Women in Construction

A pathway to a lucrative career

Apprenticeship is an earn-to-learn model, meaning you collect a paycheck while learning from the pros, and you'll walk away with the skills and credentials that employers value.

Watch and learn how to become an Apprentice

Ready to take the next steps and become an apprentice?
Find an apprenticeship program that interests you!

Apprenticeship by the Numbers

11,000+  Active Apprentices in Massachusetts
1,000+  Registered Apprenticeship Program across Massachusetts
98%  Apprenticeship growth rate since 2013 in Massachusetts

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100 Cambridge Street, Suite 501, Boston, MA 02114


General inquiries (617) 626-5442
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