RAPs provide strong benefits to service members or veterans looking for new career opportunities:
- A RAP allows you to develop in-demand workplace and technical skills while earning a paycheck in the career of your dreams from day one
- Eligible veterans can apply their GI Bill benefits to a RAP that is approved by the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs, including receiving their GI Bill monthly housing allowance in addition to their apprenticeship wages and receiving additional education benefits
- Additional services are available to support veterans with a service-related disability to enter a RAP
Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), in partnership with other federal agencies, has many VETS programs and initiatives that can help RAP sponsors to recruit transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses. Career seekers can also benefit from connecting with these programs to find RAPs and start earning while they learn.
- Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot (ENPP)
- Off-Base Transition Training (OBTT)
- Regional Veteran Employment Coordinators
- Army Career Skills Program (U.S. Army)
- SkillBridge (U.S. Department of Defense)
Learn more about how veterans and service members can benefit from participating in a RAP.