Apprenticeship

Need training for your workforce?
The goal of our apprenticeship program is to give individuals the opportunity to become skilled craftspeople, learn a trade, and earn an income, thereby providing ABC Keystone contractors the ability to employ a highly skilled workforce.
Apprenticeship through ABC Keystone
Apprentices learn on-the-job with the supervision of a skilled craftsperson, while working for an approved contractor. Apprenticeship combines hands-on training with classroom instruction. The purpose of the program is to provide the apprentice with a comprehensive knowledge of the trade. It is one of the most effective and efficient ways for a contractor to train his/her workforce.

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  • Paid employment during training.
  • Learning skills needed by employers throughout an industry.
  • Credit towards an associate degree at community colleges for completion of apprenticeship program.
  • Receiving related instruction to supplement on-the-job training.
  • Receiving formal on-the-job training from a qualified worker.
  • Receiving regular pay increases as job skills increase.
  • Acquiring a skill to compete more effectively in the labor market.
  • Increases productivity.
  • Motivated and highly trained workers produce better products, have better work habits and are absent less often.
  • Increases worker safety.
  • Reduces labor turnover.
  • Provides the employer with employees who can adapt to new technologies.
  • Creates a versatile work force.
  • Provides a pool of future supervisors.