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.
provides training in basic machine skills to gain entry-level positions in the
machine and manufacturing industry. The basic machine operations of turning,
milling and grinding are covered in specific courses. Students will work in a
project-oriented environment with emphasis on precision, quality and development
of sound work attitudes and skills. In addition to employment, the program can
provide an entry to other fields of manufacturing and engineering
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate
Upon graduation, a basic machine technician may seek employment in
machine shops, assembly and fabrication.