- About NSC
- Skills Mismatch
Work-based learning is an umbrella term that includes different strategies, such as apprenticeship and career and technical education that includes learning at a worksite.
While there is not one universal definition, this toolkit focuses on work-based learning that combines instruction at a worksite during paid employment with classroom education, and that culminates in an industry-recognized credential.
This toolkit provides resources to state policymakers and advocates on state policies for work-based learning that combines instruction at a worksite with classroom learning. The focus of the toolkit is on paid work-based learning during employment for out-of-school youth and disadvantaged adults.