Career Accelerator Program

Recruitment for the 2017-18 school year apprentices is underway! Did you attend an information session at your high school or Alamance Community College in October? Great! You’re ready to click the link below to sign up for facility tours and the application. If you have questions, see your school Career Development Coordinator or Counselor.

Click here for the Application

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?”

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