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With the support of Anne Arundel industry partners, AACC is excited to offer pre-apprenticeship courses in several different areas of study.

Our pre-apprenticeships are designed to prepare you for an entry-level position in the industry. You will learn from an industry professional while participating in classroom and online instruction with hands-on lab training. Along with gaining valuable industry knowledge, you will also obtain OSHA 10 and CPR/First Aid certifications.


Areas of Study

You can find pre-apprenticeship opportunities below with the courses required for each program. 

Carpentry

Courses

OPA-354 Workforce Success Skills
CIT-301 Pre-Apprenticeship General Carpentry Training Part A
CIT-302 Pre-Apprenticeship General Carpentry Training Part B
NRN-332 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Note: You must register for all four courses to enter the program.

Explore Carpentry and Construction options.

Electrical

The Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical program is designed to prepare you to enter and succeed in a registered Electrical Apprenticeship program. Job placement assistance is available upon successful completion of the program.

Courses

OPA-354 Workforce Success Skills
CIT-314 Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Training Part A
CIT-315 Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Training Part B
NRN-332 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Note: You must register for all four courses to enter the program.

Explore Electrical options.

HVAC

The Pre-Apprenticeship HVAC program is designed to prepare you to enter and succeed in a registered HVAC Apprenticeship program.

Courses

OPA-354 Workforce Success Skills
CIT-307 Pre-Apprenticeship HVAC Training Part A
CIT-308 Pre-Apprenticeship HVAC Training Part B
NRN-332 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Note: You must register for all four courses to enter the program.

Explore HVAC options.

Low-Voltage Telecommunications

Learn the skills necessary to obtain a successful career as a Low Voltage Technician and prepare for entry into a Registered Telecommunications Technician Assistant Apprenticeship program. Leading experts in the field will teach you how to install and troubleshoot various low voltage cabling, phone, security, network and fire protection systems. Along with gaining valuable industry knowledge, you will obtain OSHA-10, CPR and First Aid certifications and will be connected with employers who are ready to hire.

Courses

OPA-354 Workforce Success Skills
CIT-309 Pre-Apprenticeship Low Voltage Telecommunications Training Part A
CIT-310 Pre-Apprenticeship Low Voltage Telecommunications Training Part B
NRN-332 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Note: You must register for all four courses to enter the program.

Explore Low Voltage Telecommunications options.

Plumbing

In partnership with Maryland Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association, the Pre-apprenticeship Plumbing program is designed to prepare you to enter and succeed in a Registered Plumbing Apprenticeship program.

Courses

OPA-354 Workforce Success Skills
CIT-311 Pre-Apprenticeship Plumbing Training Part A
CIT-312 Pre-Apprenticeship Plumbing Training Part B
NRN-332 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Note: You must register for all four courses to enter the program.

Explore Plumbing options.


What are the requirements?

If you're interested in enrolling into one of these programs, you must:

  • Attend a registration session.
  • Have a high school or GED® diploma
  • Have a valid driver's license and transportation
  • Have basic computer skills and daily access to a laptop, desktop or tablet with internet, webcam and audio capabilities