About iTEC

The Industrial Training and Education Consortium of the Lehigh Valley (iTEC) is a regional apprenticeship program established to provide industrial skills training and talent development to meet the needs of the Lehigh Valley’s growing manufacturing sector.

Public/Private Partnership

iTEC is a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation in the process of applying for 501(c)(3) status with partners across industry, education, government and community groups in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley.

Benefits for Companies

  • Access to continuous pipeline of talent
  • Ensure high training standards are met
  • Build a loyal workforce
  • Train company mentors

Benefits for Apprentices

  • Develop high-demand skill sets 
  • Earn while learning
  • Potential to obtain a debt-free degree
  • Pursue a career with competitive pay, benefits and upward mobility

Many of the top manufacturers in the Lehigh Valley participate in iTEC

What Leaders in the Lehigh Valley are Saying about iTEC

Manufacturing is the TOP contributor to the Lehigh Valley’s economy

in total economical output
of the Lehigh Valley’s private sector output
of U.S. metro regions for economic output
manufacturing workers in the Lehigh Valley

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News & Events

iTEC is Publicly Announced at October 3rd, 2023 Lehigh Valley Manufacturing Forum

Apprenticeship program aimed at meeting demands for skilled labor in advanced manufacturing announced in Bethlehem

Lehigh Valley’s New Apprenticeship Program Touted in Technology Publication