P-A Connection Pre-apprenticeship

Pre-Apprenticeship Program

P-A Connection is a Pennsylvania-registered construction pre-apprenticeship program that offers a direct path to registered apprenticeship at ABC Keystone.

This program prepares students with foundational knowledge applicable to any of the registered apprenticeship trades available through ABC Keystone. Classes are conducted at ABC Keystone’s training facility in Manheim, PA.

Upon completion of the program, graduates receive credit towards registered apprenticeship, along with an OSHA-10 card and a certificate of completion.


“I am grateful that I went through the ABC Pre-apprenticeship Program. I learned so many different things. Thank you to the ABC instructors because they really helped me and explained everything in detail.” – Kapil

“Even though I have years of experience in construction, I learned new things through the pre-apprenticeship program, reminding me that there are always new things to learn. It also helped me learn more about the ABC apprenticeship program and motivated me to start applying for a full apprenticeship.” – Michael

ABC Keystone currently has articulation agreements in place with the following entities:

Questions About Pre-Apprenticeship?

Contact Stephanie Larkin, Vice President of Education, Safety & Workforce Development

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