HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — Governor Tom Wolf announced the new funding will connect apprentices in four counties with classroom training that will lead to good-paying jobs through Pennsylvania’s Apprenticeship Program.
The Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program is a statewide program that offers assistance to registered apprenticeship programs, according to a press release. Its goal is to increase apprenticeship availability to Pennsylvania employers to assist them with their talent recruitment and development.
Clearfield, Perry, Westmoreland and Lancaster counties are being awarded a portion of the $51,000.
In Clearfield County, KMA Remarketing Corporation will be awarded $6,252 to offer all online courses that are a part of its Biomedical Equipment Technician Apprenticeship Program.
The courses include:
- Professional Development
- Electronics I and II
- Biomedical Equipment I and II
- Fundamentals of Networking I and II
- Healthcare Technology Management I and II
- Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician Preparation Course
Other counties will receive the rest of the funding.
- Perry County: $5,522 will be awarded to the Morrison Geothermal Apprentice Program
- Westmoreland County: $29,700 will be awarded to Reynolds Machine Co.
- Lancaster County: $9,900 will be awarded to Turkey Hill Dairy, LLC
More information can be found on the Pennsylvania Government Website.