Updated Point of Contact for DOL’s Apprenticeship Division Director

There’s a new point of contact for manufacturers who sponsor apprenticeship programs.  If you have questions about Pennsylvania’s requirements for apprentices working toward their journeyman papers or registering your program, our new Department of Labor contact is:

 Ron Leonard
Multi-State Director at the U.S. Department of Labor-Apprenticeship Division
Phone: (215) 861-4841
Leonard.ronald@dol.gov 

The NTMA’s 4-year apprenticeship program enrolls new apprentices in the fall of each year. The Pittsburgh Chapter NTMA  provides the related Instruction portion for Pennsylvania’s apprenticeship program.  Each year, we accept approximately 25 new apprentices into the four-year training program.   Apprentices complete 144 hours of classroom training and 2000 hours of hands-on application at his or her job site annually.   To earn their journeyman’s papers, apprentices must also be registered with his or her employer’s qualified Pennsylvania apprenticeship program for on-the-job training.

To find out more about what the NTMA’s apprenticeship program can do for your company, and for additional contact information, be sure to visit our page by clicking HERE.

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