Registration is now closed for the Fall 2018 AACT Session. If you are interested in being included in the Spring 2019 AACT session, please submit your information here.

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No Experience Needed

AACT will pay you while you get trained, on your way to a guaranteed 4-year apprenticeship in advanced manufacturing with benefits and built-in pay increases. Sign up today to be on your way to a 10-week paid training program.

A Career Path

Feldmeier Equipment needs you for career-path jobs in advanced manufacturing. Train for positions including Welder and Metal Refinisher and continue your training and education through your employment to achieve journey worker status through a New York State registered apprenticeship. Reserve your spot today.  Reserve your spot today.

Learn, Grow, Thrive

Orientation begins with a required information session on September 26 and you must be present to be considered for the program. Training begins in October and runs through January. Starting pay post-training is $13/hr and includes built-in, merit-based pay increases over the 4-year apprenticeship period.

Start Your Career with AACT!

We're offering a unique opportunity to get paid while you're trained for an Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing jobs. Training will be delivered at OCC and on the job site at Feldmeier.


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Participating Company

Previous Participating Companies

Kilian Bearings

Manufacturers participating in the program include Precision Systems MFG, Inc., Stickley, Bartell, Kilian, PPC, and SSP Mfg.

AACT Agency Partners

Apprenticeship Accelerator Career Training (AACT) is a program of Onondaga Community College and a unique collaboration coordinated by OCC’s Office of Economic & Workforce Development.  Training is provided by OCC with additional apprenticeship, project and employer support provided by American Apprenticeship Initiative, Manufacturers Association of Central New York, and Jobs for the Future.

NYS Department of Labor
NYS Department of Labor

Special Thanks


This program would not be possible without the inspiration and guidance of Vermont HITEC’s Gerry Ghazi. We are sincerely grateful.


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AACT is a program of Onondaga Community College.

OCC’s JOBS program has been funded under four different United States Department of Labor TAACCCT Grants whose purposes are to facilitate greater employment by improving workforce education. This program is an equal opportunity program; auxiliary aids are available upon request to individuals.

This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.  The product was created by the recipient and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor.  The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information and including, but not limited to, accuracy, continued availability or ownership.