Time is running out!

Register today for your spot at the Apprenticeship Accelerator Career Training Program. Orientation is one day only on Tuesday, February 20. 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 10-week paid training program.

A Career Path

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 February 20 and you must be present to be considered for the program. Training begins in March and runs through May. 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. Qualified applicants will be selected for a ten-week intensive training program delivered at OCC.


*** Registration is now closed for the Spring AACT Session. ***

If you are interested in being included in the Summer or Fall session, please submit your information here.

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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.


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.