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.
four-year certificate program offers qualifying applicants occupational training
under the sponsorship of the local Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
(JATC) of the Western Pennsylvania Operating Engineers.
component of this program involves lecture and laboratory classes for 45
academic credits. A student may apply these 45 credits towards an associate
degree in Building Construction Estimating or Supervision. Instruction in this
program encompasses a wide range of skills, including safety, plans and
specifications, soil inspection and welding. The main focus is the operation of
a wide variety of heavy equipment utilized in the construction industry.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Students who successfully complete this
four-year training, seek employment in any number of jobs, including backhoe
operator, excavator operator, loader, crane operator, grader operator and
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 the Pennsylvania
Department of Labor. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania awards certificates of
completion to those who complete one of these apprenticeship programs. Admission
is by competitive testing and interviews with a joint Apprenticeship