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Pathways to Apprenticeship Info Session #1

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


A pre-apprenticeship program for NYC residents has opened applications for its next Direct Entry Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship class. Pathways to Apprenticeship (P2A) opens doors through training and a direct feed to apply for union apprenticeship opportunities in New York City’s burgeoning construction industry. The six-week pre-apprenticeship program, starting November 5, 2020 with priority for West Harlem residents, certifies participants with the key skills and required safety trainings needed to qualify for an apprenticeship opportunity with local construction unions, setting them on a career path toward stable jobs with good benefits.


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • New York City resident
  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma (GED/TASC)
  • Physical capacity for construction work (lifting and carrying 50 lbs)
  • Drug Free
  • Eligibility to work in the United States

Interested participants are required to attend one of two virtual information sessions:

  1. Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:00PM – 3:00PM OR
  2. Thursday, October 22, 20202 5:30PM – 6:30PM

For more information, contact Jose Martinez, Manager – West Harlem Skills Training Center at (646) 518-4760 or at josem@westharlemdc.org.


October 20
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Pathways to Apprenticeship



About West Harlem Development Corporation
West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is a New York City-based nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization incorporated in 2011 whose mission is to promote increased economic opportunities and quality of life to sustain a vibrant West Harlem community. WHDC’s core program areas are education, workforce and economic development, and affordable housing. With its slogan “Solutions Through Collaborations”, WHDC partially achieves its mission through grantmaking to nonprofit organizations to provide services that benefit the residents of New York City’s Manhattan Community District 9 (MCD9), more commonly referred to as West Harlem. The boundaries of MCD9 are defined as: South to North from 110th Street to 155th Street; East to West from Manhattan, Morningside, St. Nicholas, Bradhurst, Edgecombe Avenues to the Hudson River.