Student Selection Requirements

This opportunity is open to any Randolph County junior or senior high school student enrolled in public school, private school, charter school, or a North Carolina registered home school who has legal status to work in the United States and who meets the program’s eligibility guidelines. Students must have transportation available.


  • Current high school junior or senior residing and attending school (public, private, charter, homeschool) in Randolph County, NC
  • 2.8 Grade Point Average (Unweighted) *NOTE: If below a 2.8 GPA, additional college classes may be necessary
  • Successfully completed Math I, II and III (PreCalculus desired)
  • Good attendance (no more than 5 absences per year)
  • Attend a company open house with a parent/guardian
  • Pass an employer drug test if hired as a Pre-Apprentice

Recommended Courses (Desired but not necessary):

  • Electronics
  • Metals Manufacturing
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Automotive Service
  • Robotics
  • Masonry
  • Carpentry
  • Apparel & Textile Production
  • Computer-related courses