Greensboro, NC, is home to a wide range of innovative companies, excellent schools, and an active business community. Those factors have helped create a successful local apprenticeship program. Through Guilford Apprenticeship Partners, Greensboro area high school students can get a jump start on a promising career, learn advanced skills, and earn a college degree at no cost.
High school juniors and seniors from Guilford County, NC public, private, charter, or home schools can apply for the program if they meet apprenticeship requirements.
Students in the Guilford Apprenticeship Partners program are preparing for a variety of career paths, including:
An increasing number of companies in the Greensboro area are participating in the program. Discover the companies offering apprenticeships.
Apprentices get paid for learning on the job and are able to earn an associate degree from Guilford Technical Community College at no cost. All tuition, books, and fees are covered for apprentices.
Students split time between working at their apprenticeship position and taking classes. Mentors guide students on the job as they learn valuable skills, and apprenticeship coordinators help apprentices navigate community college registration and more. Read more about how students earn and learn.
Students from throughout Guilford County are earning and learning in the apprenticeship program. This includes students in the following cities and towns:
If you are a student living in another county surrounding the Greensboro area, you can explore apprenticeships through other local programs.
Organizations throughout Greensboro realize the value of apprenticeship to our community and have worked to make the program possible. The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, Business High Point-Chamber of Commerce, the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Guilford County Schools, and Guilford Technical Community College are all devoted to working with students and area companies to help the next generation of employees gain valuable skills. In turn, that helps keep the Greensboro workforce and area companies competitive.
Learn more about the benefits of apprenticeship for companies.