Earn while you learn at Montco!

Montco's one- to two-year MontcoWorks Apprenticeship Program (MAP) offers an opportunity to gain in-demand skills at no cost.


This program is currently on hold and not accepting candidates. Please request more information to learn of possible alternative options.

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As an apprentice, you will train alongside experienced professionals, receiving mentorship and guidance while earning a steady paycheck from a partnering employer. At the end of the program, apprentices receive an industry-recognized credential and will have acquired up to 36 college credits. Classes will take place at the Blue Bell Campus.

Our competitive program is open to individuals 18 years and older. To help ensure your success as an apprentice, we evaluate all candidates before matching you with an employer.


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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship

The 24-month Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship is an employment and training pathway supporting careers in several high-priority occupations in Montgomery County, PA, and beyond. Industrial maintenance mechanics perform maintenance and repairs on machines and work in various fields, such as pharmaceutical production, food processing, medical device, automotive parts, and aeronautical manufacturing.

As an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Apprentice, you will:

  • Work between 32 to 40 hours a week.
  • Be hired by an industry partner and paid as an employee, with increasing wages based on program milestones
  • Receive on-the-job training alongside experienced mentors
  • Take 12 courses at no cost on the Blue Bell Campus and be eligible for up to 36 college credits and a journeyworker credential

Applicants must be 18 years of age by July 1, 2022.

Existing employees of companies can inquire and may be eligible to participate.

Course ID Title Credits
IMM-101 Industrial Safety 3
IMM-102 Fundamentals of Industrial Technology 3
IMM-103 Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting 3
IMM-104 Schematics and Blueprints 3
IMM-105 Industrial Math for Mechanics 3
IMM-106 Customer Service for Technicians 3
IMM-121 Mechanical Power Applications 3
IMM-122 Industrial Electricity 3
IMM-123 Refrigeration and HVAC Fundamentals 3
IMM-124 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 3
IMM-125 Leadership and Supervision 3
IMM-126 Sustainability and Efficiency 3