Learn how to become an apprenticeship employer!

Staten Island PPS has built sustainable workforce training programs that address demographic needs and unemployment for underserved populations that directly align with quality jobs with immediate hiring needs. Staten Island has been designated as an apprenticeship sponsor by the United States Department of Labor (US DOL) and New York State Department of Labor (NYS DOL). This allows for SI PPS to fund training programs to help people enter the healthcare workforce and offers support employers to help support apprentices become skilled in their job. These courses are:

  • Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)
  • Community Health Worker (CHW)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Certified Home Health Aide (HHA)

Which training partners and employers are eligible for this program?

Department of Health approved training programs can be utilized. Any employers that have job openings for the apprentice positions can participate. An employer agreement will need to be completed.

What region does this program cover?

This covers all of New York State.

What are the requirements to become an apprentice?

Successful completion of an accredited training program, a completed apprenticeship agreement, and employment.

What are the requirements for an apprenticeship employer?

The mentor of the apprentice will be required to complete a competency checklist between 1-12 months of employment. Once the competency checklist is completed, there are no other obligations.

Are you interested in becoming an apprenticeship employer?

Please fill out the form below and someone will get back to you with more information.

Apprenticeship Employer Inquiry