Professional Development

Apprenticeship Illinois Professional Development courses can be accessed at
(Please note: Not all courses are created and available at this point in time.)  To learn about how to sign up, log in, and reset your password in the system view this document or watch this video.


For the Downloadable Resources, which correspond to each of the courses, please click on the links below: (Please note: materials will be available when the courses are available)

Apprenticeship Illinois Professional Development Courses
  • Apprenticeship Navigators and Intermediaries by EDR (PDF)
Foundations for Registered Apprenticeship

NOTE: These videos take time to start up, with buffering. You may need to "toggle" from play to pause and rewind. Also, you may need to check the sound on both your computer speakers and the sound bar on the video itself. If you do not hear the sound, then restart until you do hear the sound.

When viewing these, notice there is a "Notes" tab with a transcript for each slide.

Apprenticeship Illinois Overview
Navigator Best Practices
Workforce GPS: Apprenticeship and the Future of Work (PPT) (Recording)
Workforce GPS: Sector-Based Approaches for Apprenticeships (PPT)
Workforce GPS: Success Factors and the Characteristics of High-Quality Apprenticeships (Word) (About)
Workforce GPS: Why Apprenticeship? Employer Partners and Apprenticeship Programs (PPT)
​Submitting a Success Story on Illinois workNet (Apprenticeship Success Story PDF) (Recording)
How to Use Illinois workNet to Track Apprenticeship Illinois Participants (for Intermediaries)
WIOA Eligibility
  • January 7, 2021 - WIOA Eligibility Training Session (1 of 3) (Recording)
    • General Eligibility Slides (PPT)
    • Low-Income Eligibility Slides (PPT)
  • January 11, 2021 - WIOA Eligibility Training Session (2 of 3(Recording)
    • Basic Skills Deficient Slides (PPT)
    • Adult Eligibility Slides (PPT)
    • Youth Eligibility Slides (PPT)
  • January 13, 2021 - WIOA Eligibility Training Session (3 of 3) (Recording)
    • Dislocated Worker Eligibility Slides (PPT)
    • Follow Up Services Slides (PPT)
Grant Management
  • ASE Grantee Reporting Requirements Webinar - 10/19/20
  • Apprenticeship Expansion Program Grant Reporting Requirements (PDF)
  • Apprenticeship Expansion Program Quarterly Report Requirements (Word)
  • Periodic Performance Report (PPR) (Word)
  • Periodic Performance Report (PPR) Instructions (PDF)
  • Periodic Financial Report (PFR) (Word)
  • Periodic Financial Report (PFR) Instructions (PDF)
Talent Pipeline Management: COMING SOON
Mentorship: COMING SOON


  1. To be "certified," all major players in the Intermediary and Navigator Apprenticeship Expansion Grants must take ALL programs in Green (Kickoff meeting and Sessions 1-5) and pass the "quizzes."
  2. For Navigators and Intermediaries to better understand DOL RAP requirements, they are highly encouraged to take the Understanding RAP and DOL OA Requirements training session
  3. Only Case Managers and those entering apprentice information need to take the Apprenticeship Illinois Tracking System training session – NOTE: there will be a small session for how Navigators can enter apprentice information.
  4. Only case managers that need to be able to certify WIOA Eligibility must take the WIOA Eligibility training sessions        
  5. Only those who are designated to for each of the grants that will be using the DCEO Grantee Reporting System for grant management/budgets must take the Grant Management training session
  6. All Navigators are expected to attend/take the TPM training sessions. All grantees are welcome to participate in TPM.