Career Paths

Forward-thinking companies from a range of work sectors offer apprenticeships through Davidson-Davie Apprenticeship Consortium (DDAC). As part of the application process, you’ll have a chance to visit these companies to see various career possibilities firsthand.

Each year, more companies in our area start new apprenticeship opportunities in order to fill gaps for skilled team members and to stay competitive in today’s economy. This continued growth in apprenticeship means the number of career pathways for students is expanding.

Current DDAC Career Pathways

Davidson-Davie Apprenticeship Consortium (DDAC) currently offers apprenticeships in three different industry sectors:

Advanced Manufacturing – Turn ideas into products and help create innovative, quality products as part of advanced manufacturing. This sector includes careers such as machining, robotics, injection molding, quality control, fabrication, and more.

Electrical Engineering

  • Core Electrical Principles: Master the fundamentals of electrical circuits, systems, and components.
  • Blueprint Reading: Develop the ability to interpret and work with electrical schematics and blueprints.
  • Practical Skills Development: Master the fundamentals of electrical circuits, systems, and components.
  • National Electrical Code (NEC) Compliance: Understand and apply the NEC to ensure your work meets industry standards.
  • Soft Skills Enhancement: Hone your communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills – essential for success in any professional environment.

Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Systems: Master the intricacies of mechanical components, from design to maintenance, ensuring a solid foundation in the fundamentals.
  • Automation and Robotics: Explore the integration of cutting-edge technologies, learning to optimize processes through automation and robotics.
  • Industrial Safety: Prioritize safety in industrial settings with in-depth training on protocols, risk assessment, and preventive measures.
  • Problem-Solving: Hone your analytical skills by tackling real-world engineering challenges, preparing you for the dynamic demands of the industry.

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