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Alamance Community College is proud to offer apprenticeships for youth and adults in several areas.

Youth Apprenticeships

Are you ready to learn advanced skills, jump into a stable career, and become a leader? Alamance Community College provides an avenue through the Career Accelerator Program for high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit tuition-free while getting paid to receive on-the-job training.  

The Career Accelerator Program (CAP) is a partnership of ABSS, the Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce, ACC, and local manufacturing-based companies.

Current CAP Career Pathways

The Career Accelerator Program (CAP) offers apprenticeships in a number of advanced manufacturing sectors, including automotive driveline products, specialty controls, packaging, plastics, technical fabrics, and more.  A few of the career areas you can pursue include:

  • Mechatronics – This growing field combines the expertise of both mechanical and electrical systems. Mechatronics technicians are able to diagnose, troubleshoot, and install all types of industrial equipment.
  • CNC Machining –  Computer Numerically Controlled machines have a high level of accuracy and efficiency, and are typically used to produce precise parts. CNC machinists work from blueprints or detailed drawings and utilize design and computer-aided-machining software.
  • Mechanical – The industrial equipment of today requires technicians who are skilled at mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic repairs; troubleshooting; and fabrication of components. 
  • Electrical – Learn to diagnose, repair and install electrical systems and electronic machines and industrial controls; including robotics, automation, and power distribution. Utilize precision diagnostic tools, computers, and programming skills.

Ready to get started?

Visit the CAP website to learn about your next steps!


Adult Apprenticeships

Alamance Community College is also offering adult apprenticeships in different areas, including but not limited to, Welding, Automotive, HVAC, and Horticulture.

As part of the Duke Energy/Piedmont Natural Gas Community College Apprenticeship Grant, ACC will be offering a four-week pre-apprenticeship in June 2022. Our AID pre-apprenticeship prepares adults for careers in manufacturing and the trades by providing 4 weeks of free, hands-on and classroom instruction that will equip them with trade-specific skills and certifications. If you are interested in finding the right career for you while earning credentials, this is the program for you. 

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