GACC Pittsburgh Chapter Pre-Apprenticeships provide young workers with paid internships that accelerate development of tech and industry skills needed to succeed in the real world.
Pre-apprentices earn the nationally recognized MT1 certification from The Manufacturing Institute.
earn 6 college credits &
Through dual enrollment agreements, apprentices gets the On-the-Job training at the company and related instruction in the classroom or online. GACC Pittsburgh Chapter Apprentices receive nationally industry-recognized certificates, like the Manufacturing Technician Level 1 from the MSI Institute. The certification is bound with 6 college credits from Partnering Community Colleges that can later on be transferred into the Apprenticeship Program.
GACC Pittsburgh Chapter Pre-apprentices typically are high schoolers who are keen to explore a career aligned with one of GACC Pittsburgh Chapter'sRegistered Apprenticeships. Pre-apprentices receive a paid jobs and through mentor-driven On-The-Job training and rigorous technical coursework delivered in the classroom or online - by both synchronous and asynchronous instruction - build a confidence and comfortability to work with technology generally and specific to an occupation's competency model. Pre-apprentices learn skills that are necessary for success today -- and tomorrow.
The Pre-Apprenticeship program is designed to prepare students to enter and succeed in registered Apprenticeship programs. The program gives high school students a paid internship opportunity to get hands-on experience at a company, and receive an industry recognized certificate (e.g. MT1 from the MS Institute). Pre-apprentices can - upon completion - accelerate into one of our four Registered Apprenticeship programs, or enter the workforce with high-demand technical skills.