This form is to be used for potential sponsors who are interested in learning more about what is involved in developing and registering an apprenticeship program. This is the first step in attending our registered apprenticeship orientation session and connecting to your apprenticeship and training representative.
A quick guide summarizing the various roles in Registered Apprenticeship and the tasks associated to each role and partner.
Provides a quick overview of apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs for employers.
This form is meant to assist workforce intermediaries in assessing an employer’s workforce needs, including determining if apprenticeship is a good fit.
Provides a 4-step process overview of how to register an apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs in PA.
Provides best practices for starting and managing apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs.
Up to ten (10) documents must be submitted to the PA Apprenticeship and Training Council (PATC) as part of a sponsor’s apprenticeship program Registration Packet. Templates for each of these documents have been created and are available on the webpage.
This checklist provides a list of the required documents and guidance on what information sponsors will need to complete each. Please refer to the Registering an Apprenticeship Program in PA Guide for additional information.
If your occupation has not yet been registered, you can register it yourself through the PA Apprenticeship and Training Council as long as it meets the Criteria for Apprenticeable Occupations found in 34 Pa.Code 83.4.The purpose of this form is to verify the eligibility of a new occupation to be registered as an apprenticeship in PA. According to 34 Pa. Code § 83.4, an apprenticeable occupation is a skilled trade which possesses all of the characteristics indicated in this form.
This detailed guide on registering your apprenticeship program in Pennsylvania includes step-by-step instructions to developing your program, completing your registration paperwork, registering your program with the state, and launching and maintaining your program.
Standards are the Sponsor's written plan outlining all terms and conditions for the recruitment, selection, employment, training, and supervision of their apprentices. It specifies the legal requirements of all Registered Apprenticeship programs, and includes details of your specific program.
Appendix A contains the details of your training plan. This includes the Work Process Schedule, which specifies the competencies the apprentice will learn during their on-the-job training (OJT), and information on the program's Related Technical Instruction (RTI), including who will provide the classroom training. It also specifies the minimum wage scale for apprentices in the program.
This template provides a suggested format to outline the job related technical instruction of a Registered Apprenticeship Program.
The Apprentice Agreement contains the apprentice's personal, demographic and employment information. It also specifies the rate at which an apprentice's wages will increase as they progress through the program.
The Apprenticeship Program Overview provides the PATC with a summary of your apprenticeship program. It includes information the PATC is particularly interested in, including details on your workforce, the program’s training provider, and your organization’s focus on safety.
Employers who join a Group Sponsorship complete an Employer Acceptance Agreement. It contains information similar to what is included in Appendix A, but is specific to the employer who is joining the Group-sponsored program.
Apprenticeships can be time-based, competency-based or hybrid, depending on how the apprentice's progress towards mastering competencies is measured. This time-based template can help sponsors develop their work processes.
Apprenticeships can be time-based, competency-based or hybrid, depending on how the apprentice's progress towards mastering competencies is measured. This competency-based template can help sponsors develop their work processes.
Apprenticeships can be time-based, competency-based or hybrid, depending on how the apprentice's progress towards mastering competencies is measured. This hybrid template can help sponsors develop their work processes.
Job books helps monitor your apprentice's progress as they complete their on-the-job learning. Use this template to create a customized job book based on your apprenticeship program's work process.