Fall 2024 Registration is OPEN! Classes begin August 15!


Apprenticeships provide a unique opportunity for students and local companies to develop the best talent to enter the workforce. Nash Community College can help students select the best fit when deciding on a career industry or path. Students can expect to learn through real-world, hands-on experience, while local organizations benefit from improving their productivity and profitability. This is an excellent opportunity for a student to try out a field of interest before launching their career. 
Benefits of Attending
  • Many classes are taught by industry-experienced instructors.
  • Coursework includes manufacturing concepts, Working Smart, Math for Measurement, Lean Six Sigma – Yellow Belt, OSHA 10, and problem-solving.
  • Upon completion, students will have the basic knowledge to launch their careers in advanced manufacturing.

North Carolina Career Readiness Certificate (Level Bronze)
May be obtained at Nash Community College.


Nash Community College Continuing Education and Public Services Building Room 8155


Industry plant tours are included.

Scholarships are available!

Ready to Register?

*Students should complete their Career Readiness Certificate and send their test scores to Nash Community College prior to registering.

Submit Registration forms on the 2nd floor of the William S. Carver Continuing Education and Public Services Building.


Nash Community College has developed pre-apprenticeship programs cultivated around an experience that prepares participants to enter and succeed in a Registered Apprenticeship program. The STEPS4GROWTH Pre-Apprenticeship showcases measurable projects and learning outcomes to benefit those interested in Advanced Manufacturing or Clean Energy Vehicles. 



The Advanced Manufacturing program is a 96-hour program requiring an industry-recognized Career Readiness Certification created to prepare students for a career in the manufacturing sector. Participants will be exposed to typical problems and challenges encountered in a modern manufacturing environment and gain first-hand experience addressing them. 


The Clean Energy Vehicle program is designed as a 176-hour program that includes 96 hours of CE coursework and a minimum of 80 hours of on-the-job training. The objective is to prepare students for a career in the clean energy and the electric vehicle sector. After completion, participants will earn various credentials that will help position them in the industry. 

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