Career Accelerator Program

Recruitment for the 2017-18 school year apprentices is underway! The best place to start is to attend one of the information sessions below to learn all about the Career Accelerator Program apprenticeship. All meetings are held at 6:00 pm. You do not need to pre-register. If you have questions, see your school Career Development Coordinator or Counselor.

October 3     Western Alamance High Media Center
October 4     Graham High Media Center
October 5     Career and Technical Education Center
October 9     Southern Alamance High Media Center
October 10   Early/Middle College at ACC
October 11   Williams High Media Center
October 12   Cummings High Media Center
October 16   Eastern Alamance Media Center
October 19   Alamance Community College, Auditorium
October 26   Alamance Community College, Auditorium

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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.

Click here to watch two new videos:
“What is Mechatronics?”
“Why be an Apprentice?”