WHAT IS AN APPRENTICESHIP?

  • Pre apprenticeships offered to rising seniors and high school graduates. If a pre apprentice does well in the pre apprentice period they may be accepted as an apprentice.
  • An apprenticeship can begin at ages 16 – 18
  • Apprenticeships last 4 years
  • Paid for work at the assigned company with company benefits
  • Earn a two-year degree from a community college
  • Work based learning & academic instruction
  • Academic skills find a practical purpose
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WHAT IS NCTAP?

PROGRAMS
| CERTIFICATES
| DEGREES

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Registered Apprenticeship Program

  • 6400 hours of learning on the job manufacturing/automotive skills
  • 1600 hours of college education

Journeyman Certificate by the NC Community College System & USDOL

  • A certified Journeyperson is recognized as a qualified and skilled person in a trade and is entitled to the wages and benefits associated with that trade.
  • The certificate earned is recognized nationally.

Associate Degree in one of the following

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Mechatronics Engineering Technology
  • Automotive Systems Technology

NCTAP APPRENTICESHIP 4 YEAR PROGRAM

Apprenticeship starts after a successfull summer pre-apprenticeship

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