the program about?
so many options and decisions when selecting a job or a career pathway.
Pre-Apprenticeships are an excellent way for those with a general interest
in a field to gain useful knowledge and skills helping them to determine
if a certain occupation is right for them.
the trades, like all jobs, should be a good match for the person.
In addition to knowledge and skills, pay and benefits, job outlook and
other valuable topics are presented. Participants take their next
step with skills they can put to work immediately and for future opportunities.
the construction industry as a whole;
hands on experience in painting, drywall finishing, glazing and weatherization;
training and testing for 3 industry recognized certifications;
math skills, interview coaching and test preparation;
seamless transition into FTI Apprenticeships,
What are the
should take the program?
Pre-Apprenticeship Program is intended for out of school youth, unemployed
or dislocated workers, women and veterans interested in learning more about
and pursuing a career in the trades.
18 years old
a valid driver’s license (or be working toward one)
a minimum of a GED (or be working toward one)
much does it cost?
program is paid for by a Green Jobs Innovation Fund grant from the Department
of Labor, ETA.
where are programs held?
The 160 hour
programs are conducted in 8 locations across PA, DE and NJ.
They are scheduled
8AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday for 4 weeks on various starting dates.
HERE to view the 2012 through 2014 program schedules
can successful completers do?
completers have options to apply for employment, continue their education
by enrolling in college or to apply for an apprenticeship. Advanced
standing into the apprenticeship programs at FTI is offered based on availability.