The American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) of WNY is an employer-driven United States Department of Labor (USDOL) workforce development grant for Advanced Manufacturers in WNY.  
 

The AAI of WNY offers companies:

Apprenticeship offers employees:

  • Tuition reimbursement for apprentices'
    classroom training (related technical
    instruction)
  • Career advancement opportunities
    paired with wage increases
  • Additional leveraged funds for apprentices'
    tools and supplies
  • Nationally recognized credentials
  • Technical support to assist employers
    in expanding their Registered Apprenticeship
    programs and achieve their workforce
    development goals

The AAI of WNY offers apprentices:

  • Personalized access to support
    services to assist successful completion
    of
    program

 

For more information, see our program brochure.

Additional Funding for Registered Apprenticeship Programs

          

 

Questions? Contact the AAI of WNY Staff:

Holly Hutchinson, Project Director 

(716) 887-2615
Holly.Hutchi[email protected]

 

Minesh Patel, Resource Coordinator

[email protected]

 

 

 

Current AAI of WNY Employers:

The AAI of WNY is funded by a $2.9 million grant awarded to the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County

by the US Department of Labor,  Employment and Training Administration. The content of this publication

does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the US Department of Labor.