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Registered Apprenticeships

WHAT IS APPRENTICESHIP?

Apprenticeship is a career pathway where individuals can earn and learn at the same time! It includes:

                        Paid Job: Earn a wage from day one

                                           Get Paid

Education: Gain knowledge with structured learning and on-the-job training

An education

Credentials: Enhance your resume with industry recognized credentials

 

Become an Apprentice in the Healthcare Field!

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  • Early Childhood Education (ECE): Degree Pathway

    Are you currently employed as a Child Care Worker? Would you like to advance to a Child Care Teacher?
    This program integrates the Early Childhood Education Associate's Degree at Community College of Philadelphia with on the job learning.
    In our ECE Apprenticeship Partnership you will receive:

    • 4000 hours on the job training at your current childcare center
    • Related technical instruction to obtain an Associate's Degree

    Contact Teresa Collins for more information about the Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship OR
    Fill out this form to express your interest in this program

    This program is sponsored by the District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund.

  • Behavioral Health/Direct Support Professional (BH/DSP): Degree Pathway

    Are you 17-24 years old? Are you unemployed? Out-of-school? Would you like a career in Behavioral Health?
    This program includes a pre-apprenticeship and an apprenticeship component. The pre-apprenticeship requires 12 weeks of training. Upon completion, qualified graduates will be hired as apprentices in a one-year Direct Support Professional apprenticeship program resulting in 24 college credits from Thomas Jefferson University.
    In our BH/DSP Apprenticeship Partnership you will receive:

    • 2000 hours on-the-job training
    • Related technical instruction to obtain an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree.

    Contact Mark Karcz for more information about the Behavioral Health Apprenticeship.

  • Advanced Home Health Aide/Nurse Aide Apprenticeships (AHHA/NA)

    Are you currently employed as a CNA or HHA? Would you like to advance your career?
    Be a part of new training models to build your skills to be frontline direct care workers who help thousands of Philadelphians live independently in their own homes.
    In our AHHA/NA Apprenticeship Partnership you will receive:

    • 2000 hours on-the-job training at Liberty Home Resources
    • Related technical instruction to obtain advanced certifications

    Contact Mark Karcz for more information about the Advanced Home Health Aide/Nurse Aide Apprenticeship.

  • Community Health Worker (CHW) Apprenticeship

    Are you under or unemployed? Would you like a career in the growing Healthcare field?
    Community Health Workers serve as a bridge between high-risk, high-cost patients and their health care providers with the goal of improving health outcomes.
    In our CHW Apprenticeship Partnership you will receive:

    • 2000 hours on-the-job training at a Philadelphia FIGHT Center
    • Related technical instruction to obtain 3 college credits in a CHW program

    Contact Cheryl Feldman for more information about the Community Health Worker Apprenticeship.

  • Advanced Medical Assistant (AMA) Apprenticeship

    Are you currently employed as a Medical Assistant? Would you like to enhance your skills and further your career?
    In our AMA Apprenticeship Partnership you will receive:


    • 2000 hours on-the-job training with credit for 1000 hours
    • Related technical instruction includes 150 hours of clinical and soft skills with and emphasis on motivational interviewing

    Contact Cheryl Feldman for more information about the Advanced Medical Assistant Apprenticeship.

  • Addictions Counselor (AC) Apprenticeship

    Are you currently employed as a Direct Support Professional? Would you like to earn college credit and further your career?
    In our AC Apprenticeship Partnership you will receive:


    • 2500 hours on-the-job training
    • Related technical instruction includes 18 college credits through Penn State

    Contact Cheryl Feldman for more information about the Addictions Counselor Apprenticeship.

    Read more about this exciting opportunity here.

  • *** Bridge Classes: Prepare for future Apprenticeship opportunities!

    These classes provide college level writing and algebra instruction to help students upgrade their skills and prepare for the College Entrance Exam.


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