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.
He had served his apprenticeship in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
A trade like that of a ship-carpenter requires years of apprenticeship to make a really good workman.
Then followed what might be called an apprenticeship to cross-country flying.
Novitiate and apprenticeship in any profession, are difficult.
To this same Edward Kent she left £30 for 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.
At nineteen, Josiah's apprenticeship to his brother expired.
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.