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Learn More About Registered Apprenticeship Career Opportunities

Interested in Start Today SD, the program to help you prepare for a career through Registered Apprenticeship? Learn more here about the apprenticeable occupation(s) you are considering, including South Dakota labor market conditions.

  1. Simply click on any Registered Apparenticeship Occupational Title below to learn more about the occupation in our virtual labor market data system.
  2. Click on the "help wanted" icon in the Current Job Openings column to view job openings in the occupation which are currently advertised online.
  3. The third column shows the matching occupational title in the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system. A flames symbol like this following the SOC occupational title indicates designation as a "Hot Career" in South Dakota, meaning it is a high demand-high wage occupation. Learn more about Hot Careers.
  4. For even more in-depth information on an occupation, use O*Net Online. Copy the SOC/O*Net Code for the occupation from fourth column of the table below. Then within O*Net Online, paste that code into the Occupation Search field. Next, click on the gray arrow or press the Enter key on your keyboard to perform the search within O*Net Online.
Registered Apprenticeship Occupational Title Current
Job
Openings
Matching
Standard Occupational Classification
(SOC) Title
SOC/
O*Net
Code
Automotive Technician Specialist
(Alternate Title: Light-Weight Vehicle Mechanic)
Automotive Service Technician and Mechanics 49-3023
Boiler Operator Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 51-8021
Bricklayer (Construction) Brickmasons and Blockmasons 47-2021
Butcher, Allaround Butchers and Meat Cutters 51-3021
Cabinetmaker Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 51-7011
Carpenter Carpenters 47-2031
Carpenter, Piledriver Pile Driver Operators 47-2072
Cement Mason Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051
Composite Plastic Fabricator
(Existing Title: Insulation Worker)
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 47-2131
Cook
(Alternate Title: Nutrition Care Specialist)
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 35-2012
Dental Assistant
(Alternate Title: Dental Specialist)
Dental Assistants 31-9091
Electrician
(Alternate Title: Interior Electrician)
Electricians 47-2111
Electrician, Maintenance Electricians 47-2111
Electrician, Substation Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerouse, Substation, and Relay 49-2095
Electromechanical Technician Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians 17-3024
Electronics Technician Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 49-2093
Farm Worker, General I Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 45-2092
Fire Medic Paramedics 29-2041
Floor Layer
(Alternate Title: Floor Cover)
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 47-2042
Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanic & Installer Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 49-9021
Heating & Air-Conditioner Installer/Service Technician Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 49-9021
Home Health Aide
(Alternate Title: Health Support Specialist)
Home Health Aides 31-1011
Industrial Manufacturing Technician Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians 17-3026
Lathing Specialist
(Existing Title: Lather)
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal And Plastic 51-4034
Line Erector
(Alternate Title: Power-Line Distribution Erector)
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 49-9051
Line Installer-Repairer Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 49-9051
Line Maintainer
(Alternate Title: High Voltage Electrician)
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 49-9051
Line Repairer Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 49-9051
Machine Operator I Machinists 51-4041
Machinist Machinists 51-4041
Maintenance Mechanic
(Alternate Title: Industrial Maintenance Mechanic)
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 49-9041
Millwright Millwrights 49-9044
Nurse, Licensed Practical Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 29-2061
Operating Engineer Operating Engineersa and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073
Operating Engineer
(Alternate Title: Heavy Construction Equipment Mechanic)
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073
Pipe Fitter (Construction) Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152
Plumber Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152
Production Technologist Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians 17-3026
Professional Brewer Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters 51-9012
Refrigeration Mechanic Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 49-9021
Residential Carpenter Carpenters 47-2031
Sheet Metal Worker Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211
Sprinkler Fitter
(Existing Title: Pipe Fitter)
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152
Structural Steel Worker
(Alternate Titles: Ironworker, Structural Ironworker)
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 47-2221
Tile Setter Tile and Stone Setters 47-2044
Web-Press Operator Printing Press Operators 51-5112
Welder, Combination Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51-4121

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