This can be community college or a four-year school; vocational training or an apprenticeship.
He must serve an apprenticeship to one craft and learn that craft all the days of his life if he wishes to excel therein.
At the expiration of his apprenticeship, in 1832, he came to Ohio.
A trade like that of a ship-carpenter requires years of apprenticeship to make a really good workman.
Of his apprenticeship, and the first years of his career, no records exist.
Novitiate and apprenticeship in any profession, are difficult.
He liked the work just as little as he had in the beginning of his apprenticeship.
During his apprenticeship he sat up two whole nights every week to study; yet he worked harder during the day than any labourer.
On the expiry of his apprenticeship he worked for some time as a journeyman plumber.
But I suffered from having had no social training or apprenticeship.
c.1300, from Old French aprentiz "someone learning" (13c., Modern French apprenti, taking the older form as a plural), also as an adjective, "unskilled, inexperienced," from aprendre (Modern French apprendre) "to learn; to teach," contracted from Latin apprehendere (see apprehend). Shortened form prentice long was more usual in English.
1630s, from apprentice (n.). Related: Apprenticed; apprenticing.