Become a Software Engineer through the Create Opportunity Paid Apprenticeship

The Create Opportunity paid apprenticeship program at Central Piedmont will train and place you with a local employer to start your career in software engineering. 

Program Benefits

  • no prior knowledge, specific educational background, or technical experience in software development is required

  • free, full-time, six-month training program

  • paid two-year software engineering apprenticeship (full-time, salaried, with benefits)

Sign Up for an Information Session

Sign up for an information session to learn more about this in-demand training, apprenticeship, and career placement opportunity in software engineering.

Take the First Step Toward Joining this Software Engineering Training Program

After checking to make sure you meet the following minimum requirements, complete the free online screening by September 4, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. to be considered.

Complete the Online Screening

Minimum Requirements

  • Have basic proficiency using a computer and the internet.

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the U.S. for thirty continuous months from the first day of training.

  • Be interested in pursuing a career in software delivery and technology.

  • Be at least 18 years old and have a high school education or equivalent.

Program Details

  • The program starts Monday, September 12, 2022. 

  • During the training period, you must be able to work from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

  • Training will be provided at no cost to you and will include both in-person and online requirements.

  • You may be eligible for a computer if you do not have one.

  • If you complete the program successfully, you will be placed with a local employer for a two-year apprenticeship. Employers will provide mentoring in addition to salary plus benefits.