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Most WorkSource offices are closed for in-person services due to COVID-19 but you can still get help with your work search by contacting your local office or by using LiveChat feature on this web page. Dedicated staff are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to help you develop your resume, improve your job interview skills, and connect you with training and employers that are hiring. Staff in WorkSource offices cannot help you with your unemployment claim. For assistance with your unemployment claim visit www.esd.wa.gov, use eServices, or call the claims center at 800-318-6022. For current claims center contact information and hours, go to www.esd.wa.gov/unemployment/unemployed-workers-contact .

Registered Apprenticeship

A time-tested approach to training and developing skilled workers


Is registered apprenticeship right for you?

Here in Washington state, more and more businesses are turning to apprenticeship as a way to build a skilled workforce.

Workers

Earn a paycheck while you learn to perform in a well-paying job.

Businesses

Increase productivity, boost employee retention and build a pipeline of workers.

Sponsors

Post opportunities and accept applications from your next apprentices.

Current apprentices

Find a guide to file for unemployment benefits as an apprentice, information on training benefits, helpful resources and relevant contacts.

There are apprenticeships available in hundreds of occupations in Washington. There’s no better time to get started!