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Registered Apprenticeship

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 Ta'Mora Jackson for more information about the Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship.

  • 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 Shanika Sanchez 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 Susan Thomas 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 Susan Thomas 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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