JCAP - Johnston County Apprenticeship Program


Gain on-the-job training at participating companies and earn college credit in Applied Engineering while getting paid!

Who is it designed for?

Students interested in hands-on training and career development opportunities.

What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is paid on-the-job training  (OJT) and academic instruction that puts academic skills to practical use. Apprenticeships typically last 3-4 years 

Are apprenticeship programs flexible and adaptable?

Yes! The length of apprenticeships vary, with many programs as short as one year up to four years. The apprenticeship model is adaptable based on the skills required by industry.

Can apprenticeship contribute to performance outcomes for the workforce system?

Yes! All apprentices are employed and apprenticeship programs have high retention and wages. There are also multiple opportunities to achieve a measurable skill gain and a recognized post-secondary credential is awarded at the program completion.

What is the typical timeline cycle?

October-December: Marketing & Recruiting information
January-February: Information Sessions
February-April: Industry Open House Events, Interviews, Selection, Application to JCC & class registration
May: Apprentice Signing Event
June-August: Apprenticeship and classes begin at JCC

What are the Qualifications?

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required to apply for the apprenticeship program and must be maintained to continue throughout the apprenticeship program.

Must be 18 years of age at the time of entering into the workplace (some companies will hire under the age of 18)

Contact Information

Bob Hildenbrand
Director, Corporate and Customized Training
(919) 209-2594