Apprenticeship - Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC

Apprenticeship Cleveland County

Apprenticeship Cleveland County is a combination of on-the-job training and practical classroom instruction that prepares participants for high-skilled careers with local industry partners. Apprenticeship programs are sponsored by a local employer where the Apprentice will benefit from paid employment and on-the-job training.

Upon successful completion the Apprentice qualifies for a nationally recognized certification as a “journey worker” in a skilled trade and an academic credential from Cleveland Community College. Apprentices also achieve a National Career Readiness Certificate, a nationally recognized portable work skills credential to add to their portfolio and resumé.

Benefits of Apprenticeship include:

  • Paid employment during training with progressive wage increases
  • Opportunity to learn skills needed by employers throughout the industry
  • A more secure career and the ability to adapt to new job requirements
  • Credit towards an AAS degree or Certificate for completion of apprenticeship program

Registered Apprenticeship Program

Apprenticeship Partners

Apprenticeship programs are industry-driven, structured training methods that allow employers to attract and develop new talent or use existing full-time employees to earn while they learn. There is no cost for employers to participate with existing employees or new hires that are selected by individual employers.


Amy Dulin

Dean of Workforce Development
Phone (Office): 704-669-4420

Sharon Nivens

Work-Based Learning Coordinator
Phone (Office): 704-669-4243
Office Location: B Building, Office 1040B