November 23, 2017

Apprenticeship Programs

The A-Tech Workforce Development Office offers four apprenticeship programs which are approved through the U.S. Department of Labor, including Tool & Die, Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Industrial Electrician, and Plastics Process Technician.
All apprenticeship programs are three to four years in length and require a minimum of 144 hours of study each year.

Students completing a minimum of 576 hours of related training and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training from their sponsor employer will receive their state journeyman’s card from the Ohio Department of Labor. Both men and women are encouraged to participate.

Programs include: Machinist/Tool & Die Maker, Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Industrial Electrician, Welding & Fabrication Certification and Plastics Process Technician.

Contact: The A-Tech Diversified Industrial Training Coordinator at 440-576-6015, ext. 1007 for additional information.

Custom Apprenticeship Programs can be set up to meet individual company needs.

Plastics Process Technician Apprentice

- YEAR 1
- Plant Safety
- Arithmetic
- Blueprint Reading
- Algebra
- Intro to Plastics
- Molding Operations I

- YEAR 2
- Blueprint Reading II
- Schematics & Symbols
- Hydraulics
- SPC Concepts
- Geometery
- Molding Operations

- YEAR 3
- Mold Machine Troubleshooting I
- Tirgonometery
- Pneumatics
- SPC Concepts II
- Pneumatics
- Mold Machine Troubleshooting II

- YEAR 4
- Moldmaking I
- Mold Machine Repair I
- Moldmaking II
- Mold Machine Repair II
- Plastic Mfg. Processes
- Robotics Theory


Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Apprentice- YEAR 1
- Arithmetic
- Algebra
- Blueprint Reading I
- Plant Safety
- Geometry
- Pipefitting Practices I- YEAR 2
- Trigonometry
- Schematics & Symbols
- Lubrication
- Hydraulics
- Valves
- Hydaulic Troubleshooting

- YEAR 3
- Intro to Electricity
- Welding I
- Pumps
- Metallurgy
- Pneumatics
- Pneumatics Troubleshooting

- YEAR 4
- Welding II
- Elements of Mechanics
- Hand Tools
- Drive Components
- Electric Troubleshooting
- Bearings


Industrial Electrician Apprentice- YEAR 1
- Arithmetic
- Algebra
- Geometry
- Plant Safety
- Intro to Electricity
- Batteries & Circuits- YEAR 2
- Trigonometry
- Transformers & AC Circuits
- Electrical Measuring Inst.
- Electrical Protection Devices
- DC Equipment & Controls
- Single Phase Motors

- YEAR 3
- Three Phase Systems
- AC Control Equipment
- Electrical Troubleshooting
- Electronics I
- Electronics II
- Electronics III

- YEAR 4
- Instruments I
- Instruments II
- Instruments III


Tool & Die Apprentice- YEAR 1
- Arithmetic
- Algebra
- Blueprint Reading I
- Plant Safety
- Geometry
- Metallurgy

- YEAR 2
- Shop Theory I
- Blueprint Reading II

Gainful Employment Disclosure:
  • Related Occupations:
  • Tuition includes books, supplies & fees, No room/board
  • Financial Aid for those who qualify.
Hours 30
Days MON TUE WED THU
Evening Class Times 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Call 440-576-6015 ext. 1007 for more information.