Accelerated Career Training Program

The Accelerated Career Training (ACT) Program offers opportunities to attain meaningful employment for individuals in the Charlotte region who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or limited to low-wage jobs.

Get free job training fast in these high-growth career paths:

  • Call center/customer service representative
  • Early childhood teacher
  • Information technology
  • Healthcare — Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomy, and EKG Technician
  • Entry-level construction in partnership with Goodwill Industries
  • Transportation/commercial driver’s license
  • Heating/ventilation/air conditioning

Background checks and drug screening are not required for all ACT Program participation but may be required for future employment.

  • We offer options that will give you the skills you need for a specific job
  • Complete your program in 7-16 weeks and start your new career
  • These free job training programs cover all required costs including tuition, books, fees and services.

View the list of scheduled classes and application deadlines.
Apply to the ACT program now or complete this form to get more information.

To contact a Career Success Coach, call 704.330.4431 or email

To contact the Program Coordinator, call 704.330.2722 ext. 3817 or email