ABC Keystone Apprentices Receive Visit from PPL

Kristi Pronovost Apprenticeship & Workforce Development Blog, The Merit Shop Spokesman Blog

The rain held off on Friday, April 26th to allow for former ABC Keystone Apprenticeship graduates, Blair Snavely and Derik Carpenter, to review PPL’s safety procedures and policies with current first year Electrical apprentices. Blair and Derik also demonstrated the correct use of the required PPE equipment that is a …

Thank You to Our Apprenticeship Instructors!

Kristi Pronovost Apprenticeship & Workforce Development Blog, The Merit Shop Spokesman Blog

The Keystone Chapter appreciates the contributions of our Apprenticeship Program Instructors, and we thank them for their dedication to teaching upcoming craft professionals. On Tuesday, April 23, ABC Keystone leadership, staff and instructors gathered in celebration of another successful education year at the Chapter training facility. On behalf of the …

ABC Keystone Receives PASmart Pre-Apprenticeship Grant Increasing No-cost Trade Education Opportunities for 20 Area Youth, Returning Citizens, and the Underemployed

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 21, 2019 (MANHEIM, PA.) Associated Builders & Contractors – Keystone Chapter (ABC Keystone) was recently awarded a $67,182 PASmart Pre-Apprenticeship Grant through the PA Department of Labor & Industry to create the Lancaster-Berks Construction …

Hands-on Module Built and Ready for Classes to Use as a Training Resource

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The Apprenticeship Committee, staff and instructors are continually looking for areas to improve and enhance our training offered by the apprenticeship program here at ABC Keystone. We now have an exciting new addition to the program – a training module ready for instructors and students to use for practical hands-on …

Students Offered Pre-Apprenticeship through Insight PA Cyber Charter School and Associated Builders and Contractors Keystone Chapter

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 5, 2019 (MANHEIM, PA.) Insight PA Cyber Charter School (ISPA) and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Keystone Chapter will provide high school students with a pre-apprenticeship in the construction trades (electrical, HVAC, carpentry, construction …

Local Apprentices Compete in Craft Competition at ABC Keystone

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 22, 2018 (MANHEIM, PA.) The best of ABC Keystone’s fourth-year apprentices went toe-to-toe competing for an opportunity to move onto the 2019 ABC National Craft Competition to be held March 27, 2019, in Long …

Chapter Apprentices Learn through Hands-on Activities

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Hands-on learning is a priority for our apprenticeship instructors. The Carpentry 4 class recently took advantage of one of these hands-on opportunities thanks to the generous loan of equipment by Warfel Construction Company. The class used an Electronic Theodolite that Warfel Construction Company provided on long-term loan.  Instructor Tom Fasnacht …

Keystone Hosts Administration Officials Ahead of Apprenticeship Kickoff

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By: Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs, ABC Keystone One day before the official kickoff of the education year for Keystone’s apprenticeship classes, President & CEO Dave Sload had an opportunity to display the capacity of the remodeled facility to some of the state’s most influential policymakers.  Pennsylvania Secretary of …