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

2018 25 Sep
Apprenticeship Summit - This event is scheduled for September 25th and 26th, 2018. Network with local, regional, and state resources that can help support your program administratively and financially. Gain a better perspective of various apprenticeship aspects from apprentices. The goal is to develop apprenticeship practitioners around the state with the ability to sponsor, create and support registered apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs as a career pathway initiative in their region. Please find the tentative agenda in the Documents and Resources section. To register for the event please visit https://teampa.com/apprentice. - Radisson Hotel Harrisburg in Camp Hill

posted Jul 17 2018 3:26PM

PA Apprenticeship Metrics

Fiscal Year 2017
Active Apprentices
New Apprentices
Active Programs
New Programs

Documents & Resources

Apprenticeship & Training Council Information

Michael Schurr

Vice Chairperson
Employee Member

State Director
PA Apprentice Coordinators Association

Lisa Godlewski

Employer Member

Executive Director
Architectural Glass and Metal Assoc.

Mike Neill

Employee Member

Director of Training
IBEW Local 98

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

Kathy Raptosh

Eastern Region

Lisa Vicente

Additional Resources

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