The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
This three year certificate program offers qualifying applicants
occupational training under the sponsorship of the local Joint
The cooperative part of the program involves lecture and
laboratory classes for 45 academic credits. A student may then
apply these 45 credits toward an associate's degree in Building
Construction Estimating or Supervision. Graduates will have
classroom and shop training and job experience in ironworking. Upon
completion of the certificate and the job experience hours required
by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, they may work in
commercial building construction as a skilled ironworker.
Construction trade technology training programs are open to all
qualifying students. These programs are offered in conjunction with
the Joint Apprenticeship Committees of the building trades and
Pennsylvania Department of Labor. The state of Pennsylvania awards
journeyman working papers to those who complete one of these
apprenticeship programs. Admission is by competitive testing and
interviews with a Joint Apprenticeship Committee.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate