Interested in becoming an apprentice?

Think registered apprenticeship might be a good path for you? Learn how it can help you acquire sought-after skills and launch a career.

Benefits of Apprenticeship

  • Hands-on learning and job-related classroom or technical training provided
  • Wages that increase as new skills are learned
  • Earn national credentials, certifications, or college degrees
  • Jump-start your career, supporting yourself and your family while learning 
  • Local employers offering apprenticeships give you the opportunity for a career close to home

Next Steps 
Check out Success Stories and just some of the Apprenticeship Opportunities, below, then contact your local community college to learn more. Don't wait. Learn more today. 

Great 58 Community Colleges:

A-B Tech                           Guilford Tech                        South Piedmont
Alamance                          Halifax                                 Southeastern
Beaufort County                Isothermal                           Southwestern 
Bladen                               James Sprunt                       Stanly
Blue Ridge                        Lenoir                                   Surry
Caldwell                            Martin                                  Tri-County
Carteret                             McDowell Tech                    Vance-Granville
                                                                                           Wake Tech
Catawba                            Montgomery                        Wayne
Central Carolina                Nash                                    Western Piedmont       
Cleveland                          Pamlico                                Wilkes
College of the Albemarle  Randolph                             Wilson
Craven                              Richmond
Davidson-Davie                Roanoke-Chowan
Edgecombe                      Robeson
Fayetteville Tech
Forsyth Tech                     Rockingham
Gaston                              Rowan-Cabarrus                  





Registered Apprenticeship

Apprentices are individuals who receive on-the-job learning from a master-level supervisor while typically receiving job-related education from institutions such as community colleges or trade organizations. They can be current high school students, recent graduates, experienced workers or military veterans.

Industry Information

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Information for Transitioning and Active Duty Veterans

For members of the military, apprenticeships are a pathway to more challenging assignments during active duty, or to a rewarding career after transitioning back to civilian life. Veterans may be eligible to use GI Bill benefits while apprenticing.

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Information for K-12 Educators

Apprenticeship can play a valuable role in preparing students for future careers in a competitive economy. Students can begin preparing for a career pathway that includes apprenticeship as early as middle school. The trajectory can be conceptualized in three phases: Career Awareness, Career Exploration and Career Preparation.