Time is running out!

Register today for your spot at the Apprenticeship Accelerator Career Training Program. Orientation is one day only on Monday August 21. Complete the form below, then check your e-mail for more details.

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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 9-week paid training program.

A Career Path

Madison County employers need you for career-path jobs in advanced manufacturing. Train for positions including CNC Machinist, Machinist, Tool Maker, and Maintenance Mechanic 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.

Learn, Grow, Thrive

Orientation begins with a required information session on August 21 and you must be present to be considered for the program. Training begins in September and runs through November. 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 in Madison County, NY. Qualified applicants will be selected for a nine week training program in a one-of-a-kind mobile learning lab. 

Training will be delivered at Madison County Career Center by OCC.


Mobile Learning Lab Provided by Camden Community College

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Participating Companies


Manufacturers participating in the program include All Seasonings, Canastota N/C Corporation, Consolidated Precision Products,Knowles Capacitors, and Manth Brownell who represent 5 of the 58 manufacturing companies in Madison County.

AACT Agency Partners

Apprenticeship Accelerator Career Training (AACT) is a unique collaboration coordinated by Onondaga Community College’s Office of Economic & Workforce Development.  Training is provided by OCC with apprenticeship, project and employer support provided by Madison County Career Center, Manufacturers Association of Central New York, Workforce Development Institute, Working Solutions, Jobs for the Future, American Apprenticeship Initiative and Camden County College of New Jersey which is permitting use of its Mobile Learning Lab.


Special Thanks


This program would not be possible without the inspiration and guidance of Vermont HITEC’s Gerry Ghazi, or without the help and cooperation of Camden County College of New Jersey which is permitting use of its Mobile Learning Lab. 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.