Career Accelerator Program

Apprenticeship – earn and learn to obtain skills for a successful future.

Today’s companies need well-trained, and highly-skilled workers to be successful. The Career Accelerator Program (CAP) is a four-year training partnership between local manufacturing companies, Alamance Community College and the Alamance Burlington School System. High school juniors and seniors are recruited and matched with these companies to train for their future career.

What is a CAP Apprenticeship?

A CAP apprenticeship is a unique dual system of training that combines education with practical experience to provide comprehensive preparation for a career in manufacturing. The 4-year program combines hands-on training provided by your employer with supporting college classes offered at Alamance Community College.

What Careers does CAP train for?

  • CNC Machinist
  • Machinist
  • Mechanical Technician
  • Mechatronics Technician
  • Mechatronics Electrician
  • Mold/Plastic Technician
  • Tool and Die Maker
  • Welding Fabricator

At the end of the program, apprentices may earn $35,000-$50,000/year.

Learn more about the program:


CAP has been named a Bright Spot in North Carolina! 

Read the brief, and watch the video.


Click here to find out more about the mechatronics engineering technology program at ACC.

Click here to watch the ACC promo video:
“What is Mechatronics?”

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