CarmCast 027 – IGONC & North Carolina Apprenticeship Program

CarmCast 027

IGONC & North Carolina Apprenticeship Program

IGONC- Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina

NC Apprentice

  • 2-year associates degree in automotive
  • Might take 2-3 years to accomplish
  • Work part-time at an independent shop
  • Zero tuition to the student
  • No cost to shop other than IGO membership
  • Benefits
    • Bring new techs to the aftermarket
    • Make a career available to someone that might not have the financial resources
    • Preset minimum hourly wages for 3 years, the shop can pay higher
      • $12.00 year 1
      • $14.00 year 2
      • $16.50 year 3

Guests:

  • Tricia Sauls, Marketing at IGONC
  • Lucas Underwood, L & N Performance Auto Repair, Blowing Rock, NC