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The Business & Banking Apprenticeship Program allows eligible high school graduates and adult learners 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, Transylvania County Public SchoolsHomeschool Association, the 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.

The deadline to apply for the 2022 year has passed. Please check back for future dates.

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  • Length of Program: One Year. Three Semesters (Fall ’22- Summer ’23) and 2,000 hours at work.
  • Eligibility: May 2022 High School Graduates and Adult Learners.
  • Tuition: Free. Plus, you’ll get PAID to attend class.
  • Starting Pay: $13.50. Increases every semester. Pay after completion: $15.50
  • 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!