Close to 20 separate apprentice training programs are available in the Greater Philadelphia area. These typically combine on the job training with classroom instruction. To learn more about apprenticeship opportunities contact the Philadelphia Apprenticeship Coordinators Association (PACA).
Apprenticeships are available through one of the Philadelphia area building trades’ apprenticeship programs.v
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Carpenters frame with wood, metal studs, install gypsum wallboard, install tile and carpet, insulate, install ceilings, and weld all types of materials. They read drawings, use hand and power tools, and are crucial to foundation work, infrastructure, scaffolding, layout, and more.