Skip Navigation Documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view, download Adobe® Acrobat Reader.
View looking out of mountains.
In partnership with ApprenticeshipNC and Haywood Community College, we offer a Business Associate apprenticeship program, beginning in the fall of 2024. Graduating high school students selected for the apprenticeship have the opportunity to “earn as they learn.” This program provides recent high school graduates with a practical pathway to a career in banking.

Apprentices earn pay and are mentored and trained onsite at Champion Credit Union branches across Western North Carolina. In addition to a career pathway, apprentices receive free tuition in their pursuit of a certificate, diploma, or associate degree in approved educational tracts at Haywood Community College.

Length of Program: One to Five Semesters depending on the chosen educational tract and 2,000 on-the-job training hours.
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who are at least 18 years old on the hire date
Tuition: Free
Work Schedule: 40/hours per week
Benefits: Full Benefit Package

We also partner with Blue Ridge Community College in their Business & Banking Apprenticeship program. Click here to learn more about this opportunity. 

Champion Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Blue image of North Carolina for the Great Employers to Work for in North Carolina 2022 logo.