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.
12-21-2010 -- Free CCAC information sessions highlight training for Marcellus Shale roustabout careers
PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) will
host free information sessions in January on the college's upcoming
Natural Gas Roustabout Training program. The roustabout training
program will be provided free of charge to qualified
The free information sessions will be held at the following CCAC
Additional sessions are planned for February and March. For more
information, maps and directions, visit www.ccac.edu, search keywords
"Marcellus Shale," or call 412.369.3703.
Roustabouts prepare sites for natural gas well drilling, set up
and dismantle rigs for movement to other locations and perform all
forms of general labor. Those interested in the training should be
comfortable working with hand tools, machines and heavy equipment.
Roustabouts perform hard manual labor out-of-doors in all seasons,
work long hours and travel to work in different Pennsylvania and
West Virginia counties. Temporary relocation may also be
According to a December 2010 report by Pennsylvania Workforce
Development, average annual wages for roustabouts are approximately
About CCACThe Community College of Allegheny County is the largest
institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The
college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and
certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning
non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students
annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed
to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach
through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered
via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four
campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding
communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide
affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse
and supportive learning environment that prepares the region's
residents for academic, professional and personal success in our
changing global society.