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Apprenticeship Catawba

CVCC, local area manufacturers, and local school districts have partnered to offer apprenticeships.

Robot arm, CVCC students, Robot

Apprenticeship Catawba is an exciting new partnership between local advanced manufacturers, Catawba and Alexander County Schools and Catawba Valley Community College.

Did you know jobs in Mechatronics and Computer Integrated Machining are in demand?

Would you:

  • Enjoy a career working with robots, computer aided design or electronics?
  • Want an opportunity for a college scholarship and NO student loans?
  • Want to take a college classes your junior and senior years in high school at no cost to you?
  • Want a career that pays well?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, » Download more information from the Apprenticeship Catawba Industry Partners (PDF). Call us at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4294 for more information.

 

Partners

ZF Lemforder logo TECHNIBILT logo
SARSTEDT logo NCDOL logo
TENOWO logo GKN logo
Continental logo Aptar logo

 

Qualification:

To qualify for the program, one must be a high school junior with a 3.0 minimum grade point average, have good attendance and pass placement tests. Students must also be recommended by a high school guidance counselor or Career and Technical Education advisor.


Want to learn more about apprenticeship opportunities?

» Download the following Apprenticeship Catawba Industry Partner Presentation (PDF).

Salary Comparison:

  • National Minimum Wage for US: $7.25/hr and $15,080/year
  • Minimum Wage in NC: $7.25/hr and $15,080/year
  • NC School Teacher with Bachelors Degree $35,000/year
  • Police Officer $36,500

Apprenticeship Graduate $34,000

Experienced:

  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic $43,000
  • Experienced Tool and Die Maker $46,000
  • Controls Technician $53,000
  • Mechatronics Technician $62,000

» CVCC Apprenticeship Catawba News Release

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