Apprenticeship Program

Feb 17, 2022

Hands-on Experience Matters: Get the Skills You Need Through the Friday Services Apprenticeship Program

You’re looking for a way to grow your mechanical skills so you can get that next level position, but you can’t find time or money to get yourself there. We’ve heard this story from so many students who wanted to learn and expand their skills to build meaningful careers. But, life’s responsibilities kept getting in the way.  

If this sounds like you, the Friday Services Apprenticeship Program is a great way to build an in-demand career while making the income you need. Apprentices work 4 days a week and get paid for 1 day in class.

Benefits of Apprenticeship: Get Paid to Build Your Skills

Friday Services Apprenticeship Program empowers more area workers to find career-track jobs in regional industries—all while earning a paycheck. Apprentices have gone on to work in Engineering, Management, Maintenance, Automation, Machining, and other manufacturing careers.

The program builds the advanced skills that today’s manufacturers are looking for, and the need to fill gaps in the workforce has never been greater. 

  • Higher Wages: Earn an average of $52,600/yr in our region’s manufacturing industry.
  • Hand-on Experience: Receive training on the job that builds an in-demand skill set.
  • Free Education: Earn a certification in Mechatronics Engineering Technology and be paid for your hours in class.
  • Guaranteed Job Offer: Complete the program, and you’re hired!

Partner with Blue Ridge Community College

Friday Services has partnered with leading local manufacturing companies in Buncombe and Henderson Counties to offer individuals a chance to work and gain hands-on experience. Participants earn a certificate at Blue Ridge Community College in Mechatronics Engineering Technology as an Industrial Manufacturing Production Technician.

Friday Services Apprenticeship Program

The Apprenticeship is available to qualified workers, no matter where you are at in your career. Starting pay is $15 an hour with increases per semester. The program covers the costs of tuition and books. 

If you’re ready for a new direction, why not build a career you’ll love? 

Explore Friday Services Apprenticeship Program and apply today at:


If you see a lot of potential in yourself – so do we! Start your job search and learn about the opportunities and benefits offered.


Friday Services is independent and locally owned. We offer Western North Carolina employers strategic flexibility with greater attention to detail.