Since 2006, The Manufacturers’ Association has provided apprenticeship courses to help meet the needs of local businesses to train and develop skilled workers and to maintain a high quality workforce, improve trade skills to enhance the efficiency and productivity of regional manufacturing.

We are commited to:

  • Helping local businesses develop a younger workforce, which today, is more than 3,000,000 skilled manufacturing jobs short
  • Providing instructional, technical and basic skill training for apprentices as part of our mission to support manufacturing in Southcentral Pennsylvania and Northcentral Maryland
  • Delivering advanced skills and training far beyond ‘OJT’ or on-the-job training

Our Apprentice Program offers:

Machinist, Tool and Die Maker, Maintenance Technician, and Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship programs
  • Easy enrollment – The Association sponsors you & handles your program paperwork
  • College credits – Completed courses can go towards receiving an Associate's Degree
  • Employer led – Regional employers work with the Association to design the courses
  • Highly-skilled teaching staff – Our instructors are experienced Journeymen
  • Programs are also open to the general public interested in the courses in this catalog, whether your company is a registered apprenticeship sponsor or not

Do you want to influence  our students and program?
Join the consortium and be a part of something BIG!

The Consortium consists of registered employer sponsors who have apprentices registered in Association classes. These businesses are invested in the program, and have the opportunity to have a voice in what courses are included. 

For more information contact us : 
(717) 843-3891

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The Manufacturers' Association
320 Busser Road, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 493
Emigsville PA, 17318
(717) 843-3891