Education Providers

Credit will be given for attendance/completion of manufacturer specific training provided by participating dealers and course work available to apprentices and preapprentices.  Preapprentice candidates enrolled in agricultural mechanics or other career technical education (CTE) high school or other online resources. Adult education programs will also be given credit for work, micro-credentials and other certifications earned while preparing for competency tests.

The following is a non-exclusive list of related training providers and course work available to apprenticeship candidates.  As the program grows and expands, we anticipate adding specialized mentor support and seminars focused on ensuring all have the opportunity to master even the most challenging skills.

Level 1

Metrix Learning (online) – New York Wired for Education, 251 Fuller Rd., Suite 150, Albany, NY 12203. Contact Christine Peng at 518-462-1780 or mailto:christine.peng@metrixlearning.com to register.

Competencies

  • 101 Business Math
  • 102 Internet
  • 104 Business Writing, Academic Skills
  • 202 Getting Information, Active Listening
  • 204 Time Management
  • 1101 Problem Solving

Cost of $60 for unlimited use

Metrix Learning offers a certificate of completion for each module completed.

Competencies

  • 103, 303-306. 801-802

Cost $25

The course has a brief assessment as each module is completed.  Once all modules are completed, there is a comprehensive final assessment.  The student can print a certificate upon success completion of the test and will receive an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry wallet card by mail within 4-6 weeks.

Competencies

  • 205, 303-304, 801-802, 1004

Cost $50 which includes all materials

This training which takes approximately 24 hours is conducted through independent study with learning support available from Charles Kessler or Steve Smith who register the students for the course and provide guidance for its completion.

After students complete the training and pass the 50-question written knowledge test with a minimum score of 70%, they are permitted to take the operating skills and pre-op/driving tests which are also administered by Mr. Kessler or Mr. Smith. After successfully completing both the classroom and driving components, students receive a formal certificate.

Competencies

  • 408-601 Four Stroke Basics Online Course
  • 608-611 Mechanical Systems Study Guide
  • 1203 Driveline/Hydraulics Study Guide
  • 1301-1312 Electrical Online Course

Cost of membership for each dealer is $60 annually with an additional $12 charge for each apprentice using the program.  Study guides are $49, tests are $49, and certification is $29.50.  Some of these courses and certifications extend to other levels. Most of the administration for the courses and the purchase of materials can be done on at https://www.eetc.org/default.aspx.  The employer and the student both need to register.  Learning support is available to help the apprentice get started.

For level 1, the up-front costs to the dealer for two apprentices would be dealer membership of $60, two student memberships for $24, four study guides for $196, four online courses at no charge, eight tests for $392, and eight certificates for $236 for a total of $908.  Note that some of this content runs into other levels and would not have to be purchased another time.

Level 2

Competencies

  • 402, 410, 412-415 Four Stroke Basics Online Course
  • 501-509 Compact Diesel Study Guide
  • 607 Mechanical Systems Study Guide
  • 1201-1210 Driveline/Hydraulics Study Guide
  • 1302-1314 Electrical Online Course

Cost of membership for each dealer is $60 annually with an additional $12 charge for each apprentice using the program.  Study guides are $49, tests are $49, and certification is $29.50.  Some of these courses and certifications extend to other levels. Most of the administration for the courses and the purchase of materials can be done on at https://www.eetc.org/default.aspx.  The employer and the student both need to register.  Learning support is available to help the apprentice get started.

For level 2, the up-front costs to the dealer for two apprentices would be two study guides for $98, two tests for $98, and two certificates for $59 for a total of $255.  Note that some of this content continues from other levels and would not have to be purchased another time.

Competencies

  • 701

Cost for the test is $19.  You can download a copy of the study guide at no charge.  The certificate meets EPA standards but does not qualify as a technical certification from the ASE certification program.

  • Introduction to HVAC – Associated Builders and Contractors, 135 Shellyland Rd, Manheim, PA 17545. Contact Cindy DeWire, Director of Apprenticeship at 717-653-8106 for information about the course and to register.

Competencies

  • 703-704

Cost for the course is $XXXXXXX.  This is a classroom centered course that runs approximately 7.5 hours and is conducted at the ABC Training Center just outside of Mt. Joy.

Competencies

  • 803

Cost $50 which includes all materials (already paid for level 1 courses)

This training which takes approximately 24 hours is conducted through independent study with learning support available from Charles Kessler or Steve Smith who register the students for the course and provide guidance for its completion.

After students complete the training and pass the 50-question written knowledge test with a minimum score of 70%, they are permitted to take the operating skills and pre-op/driving tests which are also administered by Mr. Kessler or Mr. Smith. After successfully completing both the classroom and driving components, students receive a formal certificate.

Competencies

  • 901

Cost is $25 paid to Northeast Equipment Dealers Association through the learning support staff.

Competencies

  • 1001-1003

Cost is $735 for the course with an additional $200 for materials.  This is a classroom/lab centered program that will be offered at the LCCTC at 432 Old Market St, Mount Joy, PA 17552.  Each class runs for a total of 200 hours.  The Basic Welding training will cover the required techniques and skills to pass an AWS D1.1 3G Certification.

  • Metrix Learning (online) – New York Wired for Education, 251 Fuller Rd., Suite 150, Albany, NY 12203. Contact Christine Peng at 518-462-1780 or mailto:christine.peng@metrixlearning.com to register.

Competencies

  • 1002-1008 Problem Solving

Cost of $60 for unlimited use (already paid for level 1 courses)

Metrix Learning offers a certificate of completion for each module completed.

Level 3

Competencies

  • 401, 416 Four Stroke Basics Online Course
  • 504-512 Compact Diesel Study Guide
  • 602-602, 606 Mechanical Systems Study Guide
  • 1206-1213 Driveline/Hydraulics Study Guide
  • 1315-1314 Electrical Online Course

Cost of membership for each dealer is $60 annually with an additional $12 charge for each apprentice using the program.  Study guides are $49, tests are $49, and certification is $29.50.  Some of these courses and certifications extend to other levels. Most of the administration for the courses and the purchase of materials can be done on at https://www.eetc.org/default.aspx.  The employer and the student both need to register.  Learning support is available to help the apprentice get started.

For level 3, the up-front costs to the dealer for two apprentices would be $0 since the costs associated with them would have been purchased at other levels and would not have to be purchased another time.

Competencies

  • 807

Cost $50 which includes all materials (already paid for level 1 courses)

This training which takes approximately 24 hours is conducted through independent study with learning support available from Charles Kessler or Steve Smith who register the students for the course and provide guidance for its completion.

After students complete the training and pass the 50-question written knowledge test with a minimum score of 70%, they are permitted to take the operating skills and pre-op/driving tests which are also administered by Mr. Kessler or Mr. Smith. After successfully completing both the classroom and driving components, students receive a formal certificate.

Level 4

Competencies

  • 403-413 Engine Failure Analysis Online Course

Cost of membership for each dealer is $60 annually with an additional $12 charge for each apprentice using the program.  Study guides are $49, tests are $49, and certification is $29.50.  Some of these courses and certifications extend to other levels. Most of the administration for the courses and the purchase of materials can be done on at https://www.eetc.org/default.aspx.  The employer and the student both need to register.  Learning support is available to help the apprentice get started.

For level 4, the up-front costs to the dealer for two apprentices would be for two tests for $98 and two certificates for $59 for a total of $157.  Note that some of this content continues from other levels and would not have to be purchased another time.