want to get paid to learn more?

You can, as an apprentice.

Experience the value of apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are life-changing for high school students, parents, and hiring companies. See how you can gain an edge with Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP), whichever category you’re in.

How You Can Benefit

Students

Get paid hands-on training, earn a tuition-free college degree, and make an impact in your community.

Parents

Take comfort knowing your child will have a head start in life with career stability and zero student loan debt.

Companies

Take comfort knowing your child will have a head start in life with career stability and zero student loan debt.

Why Students Choose Apprenticeships?

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tuition, books, & fees 100% covered
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in-demand certifications & experience
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transfer credits towards a bachelor’s degree
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employee benefits possible
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Get your associate’s degree
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Get paid on the job & in class

tuition, books, & fees 100% covered

in-demand certifications & experience

transfer credits towards a bachelor’s degree

employee benefits possible

Get your associate’s degree

Get paid on the job & in class

“I was interested in the GAP program because they were offering to pay for my education and there was no debt to deal with to go to school and graduate. Plus, it gave me a chance to work and get some real-life experience in my industry, which is invaluable.”

Brittany D., 2023 GAP Graduate, Quality Control Inspector, Endura Products

Did You Know?

The average annual starting salary for apprentices after graduation is $50,000, according to ApprenticeshipNC.

Find the Right Apprenticeship Career Path for You

Discover the advantages of getting paid to learn specialized skills that Guilford County employers are seeking in these top industries.

Out Trusted Apprenticeship Partners

Get a head start on your future at a local company that’s training the next generation of skilled workers.

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Endura Products

Student Application Process for a GAP Apprenticeship

We accept applications from high school juniors and seniors, but space is limited. If you’re ready to start on your path to paid training, free college, and a rewarding career, here are the steps to follow.

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Gather Information and Explore
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Attend Company Open House & Tour
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Apply
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Attend March Invitational If Selected
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Complete a
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Apprenticeship Selection
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