Registered Apprenticeship Program

Work-based learning opportunities in construction project management and computer science + human-centered design

Accelerate your career through the Registered Apprenticeship Program at University of Colorado Denver

Registered Apprenticeship programs offered at CU Denver through the College of Engineering, Design and Computing provide students at least 2000 hours of paid on-the-job training and employers attract and retain top-notch talent. Registered Apprenticeships are available in Construction Project Management and Computer Science + Human-Centered Design Innovation.

Minimum Qualifications

An apprentice must be at least 18 years of age and be employed by a participating employer to learn the apprenticeable occupation. Additional qualifications include:

  • Applicants must possess high school diploma or GED
  • Applicants will be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program and the occupation, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others.
  • Applicants must be enrolled students at the University of Colorado Denver with chosen major in  Construction Management.

Program Benefits

Students who participate in the Registered Apprenticeship Program have access to

  • 2000 hours of paid on-the-job learning, paired with supplemental coursework
  • 1:1 working relationships
  • direct career pathways while helping you pay for your degree
  • job stability plus opportunities to grow within your chosen industry and to build professional and social capital


Employers who partner with CU Denver through the Registered Apprenticeship Program

  • work with the best and brightest students
  • have early engagement with potential employees with an established sense of loyalty
  • work with students who are ready to hit the ground running
  • have access to a more diverse workforce

Supplemental Coursework

Each apprenticeship program requires a specific amount of related instruction/course work hours. These may be delivered in-person, online, or a combination of both. 

College of Engineering, Design and Computing

CU Denver

North Classroom

1200 Larimer Street

Suite 3034

Denver, CO 80204


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