Apprenticeship & Employee Training | Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania

Apprenticeship & Employee Training


Based on industry demand, Westmoreland is offering the Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship program.  Students can complete this four-year program in 18-week semesters held during the fall and spring.

Participants will earn their Journeyman certificate through the Department of Labor & Industry upon successful completion.

As an Apprenticeship participant, your organization can expect:

  • Nearly 600 hours of industry-vetted technical instruction led by our subject matter experts,
  • 2,000 hours per year of on-the-job training at a company worksite monitored by Westmoreland,
  • Valuable skills gained in a wide array of technical areas such as electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics & welding, plus soft skills,
  • Hands-on skills training that mimics industry processes, and
  • Evening classes held once a week at Westmoreland's Advanced Technology Center in Mount Pleasant, PA.

Tuition reimbursement may be available!