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The Business & Banking Apprenticeship Program allows eligible high school graduates to earn money and get experience for a job after completion. The program is a collaborative effort of Blue Ridge Community College, Henderson County Public Schools, Henderson County Chamber of Commerce, and local employers working together in support of students.

The Business & Banking Apprenticeship program is a registered North Carolina Apprenticeship with the N.C. Department of Labor.

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  • Length of Program: One Year. Three Semesters (Fall ’21- Summer ’22) and 2,000 hours at work.
  • Eligibility: 2021 High School Graduates.
  • Tuition: Free. Plus, you’ll get PAID to attend class.
  • Starting Pay: $13.00. Increases every semester. Pay after completion: $15.00
  • 6 College Classes: 18 Credits total. Earn a Certificate in Business!
  • Schedule: Class one day a week. Work four days a week at one of the partner businesses.
  • Stackable: Want to keep taking classes to earn an associate or bachelor’s degree? These classes will count toward your goal!





To request more information or to apply for the Business & Banking Apprenticeship Program, choose and complete a form below.


Partner Businesses

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Contact Us

Christine Laucher
Apprenticeship Coordinator
(828) 694-1766