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.
CCAC offers affordable tuition, financial aid to those who qualify & state-of-the-art facilities. The average trades class size is 16 students per course and many programs offer both day and evening classes to meet your needs. The following degrees or certificates can be earned in two years or less. In addition to formal education, skilled trade occupations often require apprenticeships and professional licenses.
Industry Experienced Faculty: The faculty are not only academically qualified to teach but they also have “real-world experience ” in their field. You will not only learn the technical skills needed to be a successful student but also the skills needed to be a successful professional. Find a sample of our high-demand programs below. Click on the image for more information or to enroll.
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CCAC’s “Midnight Welding” program was first offered in 2010 in response to increased demand for welding classes at the college’s West Hills Center in Oakdale. The program offers an opportunity for incumbent workers, people with childcare concerns and others to train for a new career in just one semester. In 16 weeks, students who complete the course will be prepared to take the industry certification exam from the American Welding Society and will be ready for entry-level employment.
· 16 weeks to work, then earn wages & valuable work experience while earning advanced welding certifications on Saturday. · Earn the same professional welding certifications faster while saving 75% compared to other schools.