Pittsburgh Chapter NTMA Now Enrolling

August 15, 2018


PITTSBURGH (August 15, 2018) – The Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) is now enrolling apprentices for the 2018-2019 program year. The final registration deadline is August 17, 2018 and classes begin in September.

The Pittsburgh Chapter NTMA provides regional manufacturers with a proven apprenticeship training program for individuals seeking metalworking educational opportunities. This 4-year apprenticeship program delivers related instruction classes to support on-the-job training provided by employers.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals and companies to support the formal education of machinists in the region.  With each successful skill learned, a person has an opportunity to advance to higher levels of responsibilities and wages.” said Neil Ashbaugh, NTMA Pittsburgh Chapter Program Administrator.

Trainees can choose from three training site locations, including Central Westmoreland CTC, Northern Westmoreland CTC and New Century Careers Training Innovation Center.

During the 2017-2018 program year, the Pittsburgh Chapter NTMA had 140 apprentices and 59 companies participating. The Pittsburgh Chapter will be accepting new apprentices and companies up until the registration deadline.

For additional information or to register your employee(s), please contact Matt Zema, NTMA Apprenticeship Program Coordinator at 412-258-6624, via email at zema@ncsquared.com, or visit www.pghntma.com.

About the Pittsburgh Chapter National Tooling and Machining Association: The Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) is made up of companies, both large and small, that believe in the future of manufacturing for southwestern Pennsylvania and assume a leadership position in the training and development of future generations for the metalworking profession.  

 About New Century Careers : New Century Careers (NCC) contributes to the economic health of southwestern Pennsylvania through meeting manufacturing workforce needs by working to deliver a capable workforce to employers of the region. NCC seeks to improve the lives of individuals through the development of skills that lead to good quality family wage jobs and careers. For more information, visit www.ncsquared.com.


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