Career Accelerator Program

Recruitment for the 2017-18 school year apprentices is in the planning stages. Please check back in September 2017 for details and scheduled Student/Parent meetings for the fall, or ask your high school’s Career Development Coordinator for more information.

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“What is Mechatronics?”
“Why be an Apprentice?”

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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
  • Electrical Maintenance technician
  • Machinist
  • Mechanical Maintenance Technician
  • Mechanical Technician
  • Mechatronics Technician
  • Mold/Plastic Technician
  • Tool and Die Maker

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