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  • Olu’s is a Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry registered Apprenticeship participant/employer!
    Apprentices earn a competitive wage as they master skills and earn nationally recognized credentials. Apply to this special State of Minnesota program to gain training, hands-on skill mastery, and improve job security. As an apprentice, you aren’t just training for a job, you’re building a career. Technical instruction with on-the-job training equips you with the industry-specific knowledge you need to perform highly skilled work. Apprentices earn a salary as they train; classroom instruction is covered. Training is paced to suit your individual situation and allows for a healthy, work-life balance. At the end of the one-year program, you’ll emerge a highly-skilled professional with a sense of job security. Earn a good living while you master in-demand skills. There are more than 100 apprenticeship paths you can choose from in Minnesota. Find your path. Apprenticeship works! More information on the program can be found here: http://apprenticeshipmn.com/apprentice.html


    Customized and hands-on, apprenticeships allow you to learn and earn. Your wages increase as you master job-specific skills through classroom and on-the-job training. Apprenticeships offer rewarding careers and flexible work-life balance.

    Benefits for Workers
    • Increased skills
    • Higher wages
    • National credential
    • Career advancement

    Apprenticeship Minnesota helps employers develop and register apprenticeship programs and promote workforce diversity through outreach and education. Minnesota’s apprenticeship program allows employers to design their own apprenticeship program that provides apprentices with specific skills, training, and job-related instruction tailored to the company’s needs.

    Apprenticeship is a successful and innovative employee training model that can be designed to meet employers’ needs to recruit, train and retain 21st century talent. From day one, an apprentice earns, learns, and works for their employers as they receive structured on-the-job training and related classroom instruction. Apprenticeships help businesses develop highly skilled and motivated employees, reduce turnover rates, increase worker productivity and lower the cost of recruitment.

    Registration and Training of Apprentices

    • Each apprentice receives their own apprenticeship agreement
    • Each apprentice is evaluated by the program to determine whether any program credit should be
    • DLI senior field representatives check in with employers 30, 60, and 90 days after registration of a new apprenticeship program to provide program support.

    Participant Commitment

    • The apprenticeship program is a one-year commitment
    • The apprenticeship program is for the Direct Support Professional (DSP) role
    • The participant will receive a graduated schedule of wages as determined in the state contract
    • The participant agrees to the terms of the apprenticeship agreement set forth by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industries Apprenticeship Minnesota and the employer.

    Five (5) Participants receive up to $5,000 per participant for training related expenses, including: 

    Google Pixelbook Go M3 Chromebook 8GB/64GB (or similar) Guidelines: 
    Apprentice is free to use the company laptop during the apprenticeship for training purposes. On completion of the program (one full calendar year from start/hire date), the apprentice can be given the laptop free of charge as a program participant. If the year is not completed, the laptop returns to the property of the company. Up to 5 apprenticeships are available in 2020.

    To obtain an apprenticeship, apply directly here>>>

    What I like about apprenticeship is that it’s an earn-while-you-learn model. The process can change as the work changes. The program is never behind workforce needs. It’s continuously moving forward.”– Curt Jasper E.J. Ajax, Inc. Fridley, Minn.

    Apprenticeship Minnesota at the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry supports Minnesota’s economy by promoting, facilitating and developing quality registered apprenticeship programs that recruit, train, and retain a highly skilled and diverse workforce.

    Program Flyer Download (PDF):

    Questions? Contact:
    Olu’s Human Resources Department
    Olu’s Home, Inc./Olu’s Beginnings, LLC./Olu’s LLC.
    Office: (612) 824-1142
    Email hr@olushome.com

    Olu’s Human Resources Mission Statement

    It is the mission of Olu’s human resources department to develop, implement and support programs and processes that add value to Olu’s and its employees, leading to improved employee welfare, empowerment, growth, and retention while remaining committed to Olu’s key business drivers, its management and prosperity for its clients, employees and stakeholders. 

    EEO Statement

    Olu’s Home, Inc./Olu’s Beginnings, LLC./Olu’s LLC. is an equal opportunity employer. an equal opportunity employer. Veterans, women, persons of color, members of the LGBT community, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Documents can be made available in an accessible alternative format upon request, please contact 612-824-1142 to make a request. http://olushome.com/employment/ Online Applications will be reviewed as they are received, with interviews for promising candidates scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Online applications only and please, no calls.