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PGH NTMA/MSC Apprentice Competition

February 16 All day

Announcing the 2024 PGH NTMA/MSC Apprentice Competition!

Friday, February 16, 2024

Westmoreland’s Advanced Technology Center

Register your apprentice for a battle of the title of The Best Metal Working Apprentice in Southwestern, PA!

The competition tests hands-on performance in setting up and operating machine tools, including a manual milled part and a manual turned part produced to specifications. A third component is a written examination to assess content knowledge. A point system based on knowledge, skill and efficiency will determine the winner, who will receive:

  • H. Gerstner & Sons Classic Tool Chest (Estimated value – over $1,500)
  • The title, The Best Metal Working Apprentice in Southwestern, PA!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any apprentice of the Pittsburgh Chapter NTMA Apprenticeship Program or any apprentice employed at a NTMA Member Company.
  • Year 1 & Year 2 apprentices must have earned at least 5 NIMS credentials to qualify.
  • No more than 2 apprentices per company may compete.

All competitors will be invited to the NTMA Banquet on June 5, 2024 where the winner will be announced!

Competition space is limited to 8 competitors so get your registration forms in ASAP! (First preference will be given to Year 4 apprentices.)

The link to register is:

For questions, reach out to Liz Blashock at [email protected] or 412.212.6868

Westmoreland County Community College Advanced Technology Center

1001 Technology Dr
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania 15666
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