News & Events


August 11th, 2015 – Triad Business Journal Article

November 2nd, 2015 – Governor Pat McCrory designates Apprenticeship week in NC

November 5th, 2015 – Apprenticeship Week event with visit by Governor Pat McCrory

May 19th, 2016 – Fox8 WGHP News story

July 6th, 2016 – Fox8 WGHP Updated News Story about the Summer Internships 

September 6, 2016 – The Hight Point Enterprise “Apprenticeships aim to bridge skills gap”

September 19, 2016 – Community College Daily “Attaining a skill, preparing a workforce”

November 21, 2016 – Triad Business Journal– Triad apprenticeship program nearly doubles

December 13, 2016 – News&Record -Apprenticeship program helping Guilford County high school students match with employers

December 13, 2016 – Enterprise – GAP matches mentors with employees

February 27, 2017 –  Guilford County Seeking Apprentices: Apply By March 1

March 28, 2017- PlasticsNews – North Carolina plastics firms look to apprenticeships

 June 17, 2017- Triad Careers- My dad, tailor made to learn a trade

July 29, 2017- Senior Spotlight: Two High Point Central Grads Find Meaning in GAP


Signing Ceremony


Congratulations Class of 2018!

First GAP Signing Ceremony - August 25, 2016


    Open House Schedule:

Each event outlined above will begin promptly at the designated time and will include a brief presentation, followed by an information question and answer session, ending with a facility tour.  Closed toed shoes are required for all facilities.  

More listings to come!!

Student Interest Checklist - Use this form to ensure you complete all required actions for this program.

Application Form - Please complete this form and return it back to one of the Partner companies.

Applications will be accepted through the deadline of February 9th, 2018.

In order to apply you need to met all the criteria before submitting your application. >>>>. Must be at least a High School Senior for the 1st year of the Apprenticeship. High school minimum Unweighted GPA 2.5(official transcript must be submitted). Must pass the Community College placement test*. Math 1, 2 & 3. Attendance (No more than 5 absences per year)and attended an Open House at one of the participating GAP companies. **LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. NO EXCEPTIONS**

*(500 SAT Writing or 500 SAT Reading) or (18 ACT Writing or 22 ACT Reading) will waive the Reading and Writing test and 500 SAT Math or 22 ACT Math will waive the mathematics test.