About the Registered Apprenticeship Program

Apprenticeships improve the skills of the American workforce and enhances the efficiency and productivity of American industries


The Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program is a statewide program which offers assistance to registered apprenticeship programs. The program's goal is to increase apprenticeship availability to Pennsylvania employers to assist them with their talent recruitement and development. Learn more.

Additional funds have recently been allocated for apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship related grants. To learn more, please visit our Grants page.

If you are interested in registering your training program for pre-apprenticeship sponsership please fill-out and submit the:

Announcements & Events

2019 30 Oct
2nd Annual Apprenticeship Summit - The 2nd Annual Apprenticeship Summit is scheduled for October 30th and 31st. The Summit is an opportunity to network with local, regional, state, and federal resources that can help support Pennsylvania employers with their workforce development needs. The summit will also showcase various models of apprenticeship that may be more suitable for your industry and training needs. The goal of the summit is to develop more apprenticeship eco-systems that support employer-driven, registered apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs that develop a skilled workforce in the various regions across Pennsylvania. - Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA

posted Jun 7 2019 9:09AM

PA Apprenticeship Metrics

Fiscal Year 2018
Active Apprentices
New Apprentices
Active Programs
New Programs

Documents & Resources

Apprenticeship & Training Council Information

Lisa Godlewski

Employer Member

Executive Director
Architectural Glass and Metal Assoc.

Mike Neill

Employee Member

Director of Training
IBEW Local 98

Steve Columbus

Vice Chairperson
Employee Member

Administrative Manager
Western Pennsylvania Operating Engineers

Apprenticeship Sponsors


A Program Sponsor's request for a modification of its program standards must comply with the procedure adopted by the Pennsylvania Apprenticeship and Training Council.

In accordance with the Council's procedures, the Bureau will accept comments regarding apprenticeship program modification requests from any and all interested parties. The Bureau will forward to council any written statements from any interested parties prior to the Council's consideration.

Contact Us

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Apprenticeship and Training Office
651 Boas Street, 12th Floor Harrisburg, PA 17121


Field Representatives

Western Region

Jim Reese

Central Region

Lisa Vicente

Eastern Region

Raymond Mee

Additional Resources

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