For Students

Apprenticeship is a method of training individuals in a trade using a combination of on-the-job skills development and classroom/lab related instruction.

If you enjoy exploring the latest technology used in the field, working with your hands, and earning while you learn, an apprenticeship may be a great opportunity for you!

In an apprenticeship, you earn a salary from day one with guaranteed raises over time as you learn new skills.

Marc Hughes
Marc Hughes
, a Computer Information Science program student from the Valdosta Campus, is now getting work experience at Ace Technologies.

There are nine programs at Wiregrass that are approved for the apprenticeship program:

  • Accounting
  • Automotive Technology
  • CNC Specialist
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Diesel Truck Maintenance
  • Industrial Systems Technology
  • Precision Machining & Manufacturing (Previously Machine Tool Technology)
  • Telecommunications
  • Welding and Joining Technology

And more programs are being approved all the time!

For Employers

Apprenticeship is a proven solution for businesses to recruit, train, and retain highly skilled workers.

  • Highly-skilled employees
  • Reduced turnover costs
  • Higher productivity
  • More diverse workforce

For more information, contact Nicole West at (229) 333-2100 ext. 4837 or

Below are local employers currently participating in the Wiregrass Apprenticeship Program.

Wiregrass Apprenticeship Logos