ABC Keystone’s apprenticeship program offers a unique opportunity. An alternative to college that allows you to “Earn While You Learn,” the potential
to graduate debt-free, and a successful career in the trades.

As an apprentice, you’ll be on the fast track towards a lucrative career:

  • Earn your Journeyman’s Certificate to enhance your earning potential.
  • Our apprenticeship program is approved by the Office of Apprenticeship and the Federal and Pennsylvania Departments of Labor.
  • Get paid as you complete your training, “Earn While You Learn.”
  • Develop in-demand skills at a trained craftsperson
  • Gain a sustainable and lucrative career
  • Skill development and extensive training in your chosen trade
  • Conveniently located in Central PA


ABC Keystone offers 11 PA-registered apprenticeship programs. The Career Profiles below provide valuable information about booming construction careers in PA and the skills needed for success.


Let ABC Keystone help you prepare for an exciting career! Discover a college alternative career pathway that gives you valuable, in-demand skills and preps you for entry into an “Earn While You Learn” apprenticeship program with the opportunity to graduate with little to no debt!

  • Learn foundational construction skills.
  • Gain hands-on education.
  • No previous experience is required.


What surprises me the most is the difference between our company’s carpentry and what most would consider actual carpentry taught in class. We mainly deal with rough carpentry, primarily 1/8″ and not 1/16″. We also deal a lot with concrete for bridges/roadways.
Bryce Mayer, J.D. Eckman, Inc.
Carpentry 3A