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    The Caterpillar Assembly Pre-Apprenticeship Program is an 18-month program in Clayton, N.C. that prepares high school students for employment in a manufacturing assembly environment. High school students accepted into the assembly pre-apprenticeship program will take free manufactuing-related classes at Johnston Community College (13 credit hours) as well as receive paid, on-the-job training and work experience at Caterpillar. 

    Students(11th grade only) interested in applying to Caterpillar's Assembly Pre-Apprenticeship Program should see Mrs. Burns, room 140, early in September for more information.

    Click on the picture for more detailed information about the program.

     

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    Lineworker Pre-Apprentice Program

    The Lineworker Pre-Apprenticeship Program is a program sponsored by Electricities, Johnston County Industries, and Johnston County Public Schools that prepares high school students for employment in a lineman/lineworker environment. 

    This is a 360-hour paid interniship, full-ride through the lineworker's program, and a guaranteed job opportunity upon graduation from high school. 10 Saturdays, summer and fall programs available. 

    Students(12th grade only) interested in the Lineworker Pre-Apprenticeship Program should see Mrs. Burns, room 140, for more information.

     

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    Johnston County Apprenticeship Program

    JCAP is an appreticeship program designed to develop experts needed in the modern workforce. The program, based in North Carolina's Triangle area, focuses on integrated basic training with develops technical, methodological, and social skills. The core training program utilizes a hands-on approach to develop skills across a wide range of disciplines.

    This program is available to all seniors who will be the age of 18 by August of their graduation year. Apprenticeships lasts 3-4 years and apprentices are paid. College tuition and registration fees are covered by the State of NC. Apprentices earn a NC & US Department of Labor Journeyman Certificate and Associate Degree in Applied Engineering Technology. Potential employment opportunities are available upon completion of the program. 

    Information sessions are held in January and industry open houses, interviews, and selection take place February to April. An Apprentice Signing Event will be held in May and the apprenticeship begins in August. Students must attend at least one open house to be eligible to apply for one of the coveted appreticeship positions.

    The following are the current industry partners:

    JCAP Partners

    Click on the logo for more information on the JCAP Program. Students(12th grade only) interested in the JCAP Apprenticeship Program should see Mrs. Burns, room 140, for more information.

     

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    NCTAP is an appreticeship program designed to develop experts needed in the modern workforce. The program, based in North Carolina's Triangle area, focuses on integrated basic training with develops technical, methodological, and social skills. The core training program utilizes a hands-on approach to develop skills across a wide range of disciplines. 

    Open to High School Junior or Senior with a 2.8+ un-weighted GPA and who completes all math except calculus by graduation.

    If started in the 11th grade of high school, this 4-year program is divided into modules, with classes leading to an Associate's Degree (AAS) in Mechanical Engineering Technology at Wake Tech Community Colle or Mechatronics Engineering Technology at Vance Granville Community College and paid, on-the-job training at participating Triangle employers.

    Click on the logo above for more information. 

     

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    Post graduation opportunity:

    GeoTechnologies, Inc. is an engineering and construction materials testing firm located in Raleigh. They are looking for seniors whose career path may not include college to train to monitor and test concrete, soil, asphalt, etc. on their various projects. Qualified applicants for these positions must have basic good math and writing skills and be a high school graduate. 

    Click on the logo above for more information.