New COVID-19 restrictions are already affecting the craft worker pipeline, forcing many apprenticeship and training programs to be shuttered or severely limited. Programs are turning to online resources, on-the-job training and socially distanced classes to continue critical workforce development.

Programs now must figure out how to follow guidelines, such as 6-ft distancing, in classrooms and training areas.

Read more: Construction Apprentice Programs Face New COVID-19 Learning Curve