The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Also see Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship (379).
four-year certificate program offers qualifying applicants occupational training
under the sponsorship of the local Joint Apprenticeship Committee.
successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Graduates will have had classroom, shop training and
job experience hours in sheet metal work. Upon completion of the CCAC
certificate and the job experience hours required by the Bureau of
Apprenticeship and Training, they can find employment doing industrial duct
fabrication and installation, architectural sheet metal workers, energy manager
for green technology or kitchen equipment fabrication and installation. They
may work in commercial building construction as a skilled sheet metal
Construction Trade Technology training programs are open to all
qualifying students. These programs are offered in conjunction with the Joint
Apprenticeship Committees of the building trades and the Pennsylvania
Department of Labor. The state of Pennsylvania awards Journeyman working papers
to those who complete one of these apprenticeship programs. Admission is by
competitive testing and interviews with a Joint Apprenticeship Committee.