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Associate Degrees

A.A. in Acoustical Installer Apprenticeship

This degree concentrates on training apprentices to the specific levels required for the acoustical installer industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial acoustical installer processes, building codes, estimation, and various carpentry topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 20 units from the following: 20
CARPT 140 Interior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 141 Suspended Framing Ceiling Systems (1.5)
CARPT 144 Introduction to Grid Ceiling Installation (1.5)
CARPT 146 Integrated Ceilings and Special Techniques (1.5)
CARPT 147 Advanced Grid Ceilings (1.5)
CARPT 148 Access Floor Systems (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 164 Acoustical Blueprint Reading (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 211 Acoustical Installer Safety (1.5)
CARPT 212 Infection Control Risk Assessment and Hospital Code for Acoustical Installers (1.5)
CARPT 213 Acoustical Exterior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 215 Acoustical Specialty Systems (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 36

The Acoustical Installer Apprenticeship Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Acoustical Installer apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • identify the components of a personal fall protection system (PFPS) and a personal fall arrest system (PFAS).
  • calculate elevations from information obtained from residential plot and foundation plans.
  • calculate contributory leg loads.
  • formulate proper layout, cutting, and material installation procedures for the installation of braced and unbraced soffits.
  • explain how to install stringer system reinforced perimeter locations, bridge obstructions, and additional bracing.
  • extract the information necessary to construct a Photovoltaic support structure using a set of blueprints.
  • install an acoustical ceiling conforming with the regulations of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.
  • analyze and perform methods of joining and welding plastic materials.
  • describe the importance of a construction schedule and daily job log and organize labor in conjunction with the construction schedule.

Career Information

Acoustical technicians are in high demand. The acoustical industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the Acoustical industry.


A.A. in Carpenter Apprenticeship

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, and various carpentry topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 20 units from the following: 20
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 106 Introduction to Apprenticeship (1.5)
CARPT 107 Rigging (1.5)
CARPT 110 Foundations and Floors (1.5)
CARPT 112 Structural Framing (1.5)
CARPT 114 Form Detailing, Construction & Erection (1.5)
CARPT 120 Exterior Finish (1.5)
CARPT 122 Interior Finish (1.5)
CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice (1.5)
CARPT 140 Interior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 142 Engineered Structural Systems (1.5)
CARPT 150 Concrete - Precast and Prestressed (1.5)
CARPT 155 Commercial Concrete (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 170 Roof Framing (1.5)
CARPT 180 Stair Building (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 36

The Carpenter Apprenticeship Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Carpenter apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the carpenter's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to carpentry.
  • analyze and interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, layout, and construct various systems such as floor, wall, roof, and concrete form.
  • evaluate and layout a building site using architectural drawings.
  • calculate elevations by using an engineer's rod and various leveling devices.
  • estimate and order material for construction projects.
  • identify and select appropiate materials for each phase of construction.
  • develop interpersonal skills with customers, co-workers, and different trades-workers.
  • plan projects with given information such as blueprints, specifications, and contract documents.

Career Information

Carpenter technicians are in high demand. The carpenters industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the carpenters industry.


A.A. in Drywall/Lathing Apprenticeship

The drywall/lathing apprenticeship degree concentrates on training apprentices to the specific levels required for the drywall/lathing industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, metal framing, blueprint reading, exterior/interior wall finishes, welding, residential and commercial construction process, building codes, estimation, and various construction topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 22 units from the following: 22
DRLTH 100 Introduction to the Trade (2)
DRLTH 102 Basic Applications (1.5)
DRLTH 103 Drywall Lathing Trade Safety (1.5)
DRLTH 105 Mathematics for Drywall/Lathers (2)
DRLTH 110 Residential Metal Framing (1.5)
DRLTH 112 Doors, Windows, Exterior Systems/Building Documents (1.5)
DRLTH 120 Blueprint Reading I (1.5)
DRLTH 121 Blueprint Reading II (1.5)
DRLTH 122 Blueprint Reading III (1.5)
DRLTH 130 Welding I (1.5)
DRLTH 131 Welding II (1.5)
DRLTH 140 Exterior/Advanced Fire Control System and Partitions (1.5)
DRLTH 142 Exterior Systems and Trims (1.5)
DRLTH 150 Interior Metal Lathing System, Sound Control (1.5)
DRLTH 160 Ceilings, Shaft Protection and Demountable Partitions (1.5)
DRLTH 162 Arches, Furring and Advanced Systems (1.5)
DRLTH 170 Advanced Construction Techniques (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
DRLTH 298 Work Experience Drywall/Lathing Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 38

The Drywall/Lathing Apprenticeship Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Drywall/Lathing apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the drywall/lathing craftsman's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to the drywall/lathing profession.
  • analyze and interpret residential commercial construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various metal framing systems such as floor, wall, roof, and arches.
  • calculate elevations using various leveling devices.
  • identify and select appropriate material for each phase of construction.
  • estimate and order material for construction projects.
  • plan projects with given information such as blueprints, specifications, and verbal and written information.
  • install advanced lathing and drywall systems.

Career Information

Drywall/lathing technicians are in high demand. The drywall/lathing industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the drywall/lathing industry.


A.A. in Electrical Apprenticeship

This program provides instruction in the installation, operation, and maintenance of the electrical distribution systems in commercial and industrial sites. Topics include safety training, AC and DC electrical theory, metering, electronics, use of electrical codes, raceways, conductors, grounding, motors, transformers, fire alarm systems, fiber optics, instrumentation, building automation and heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ELECT 110 Electrical Apprenticeship I 5
ELECT 111 Electrical Apprenticeship II 3
ELECT 120 Electrical Apprenticeship III 3
ELECT 121 Electrical Apprenticeship IV 3
ELECT 130 Electrical Apprenticeship V 3
ELECT 131 Electrical Apprenticeship VI 3
ELECT 140 Electrical Apprenticeship VII 3
ELECT 141 Electrical Apprenticeship VIII 3
ELECT 150 Electrical Apprenticeship IX 3
ELECT 151 Electrical Apprenticeship X 3
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
ELECT 298 Work Experience in Electricians Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 48

The Electrical Apprenticeship Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered electrical apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • apply commercial and industrial safety procedures on job sites.
  • analyze, interpret and apply national, state and local electrical codes.
  • apply electrical mathematics in calculating resistance, current, voltage, and power in a DC series circuit.
  • demonstrate use of meters to confirm electrical calculations and to troubleshoot AC and DC circuits.
  • analyze, identify, and evaluate electrical mathematics in RL, RC, LC, and RLC series, parallel, and combination circuits.
  • describe and apply the requirements of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E work practices.
  • define principles of basic AC and DC motor theory.

Career Information

Upon completion of the electrical program, students may find employment in the following industry sectors: government, commercial and industrial construction and maintenance, utilities, and facilities management. Students may further their career as a licensed contractor.


A.A. in Ironworkers Apprenticeship

This program includes training for Field Ironworkers and Reinforcing Ironworkers, provided in major ironworker components to meet Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) guidelines.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
IW 100 Orientation and History of the Trade 2
IW 110 Mixed Base 1.5
IW 120 Rigging 1.5
IW 130 Reinforcing I 1.5
IW 131 Reinforcing II/Post Tensioning 1.5
IW 140 Precast Concrete and Metal Buildings 1.5
IW 150 Welding I 1.5
IW 151 Welding II 1.5
IW 152 Welding III 1.5
IW 160 Lead Hazard 2
IW 170 Structural I 1.5
IW 171 Structural II 1.5
IW 180 Architectural/Ornamental I 1.5
IW 183 The History of Ironworkers 2
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
IW 298 Work Experience in Ironworkers Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 38.5

The Ironworkers Apprenticeship Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safely working in a field construction environment.
  • analyze and interpret blueprints.
  • interpret and apply welding codes.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of fiber lines, steel cables, wire ropes, chains, slings, cranes, ladders, scaffolds, and helicopter rigging.
  • define, identify, interpret, and analyze uniform building codes (UBC), classifications, plans, schedules, charts, and specifications commonly used in the ironworker trade.
  • describe and apply reinforcing techniques and principles to concrete structures using steel, bar supports, bar splicing, and welding.
  • perform proper structural steel erection on bridges, overpasses, and large buildings.
  • weld various ferrous metals using common welding processes and safety guidelines.
  • set cable tensions and pre-stress reinforcing steel to industry standards.

A.A. in Mill and Cabinet Maker Apprenticeship

This program trains apprentices on the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, construction processes, building codes, estimation, and various mill and cabinet carpentry topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 21 units from the following: 21
CARPT 270 Mill Cabinet Safety and Tool Skills (1.5)
CARPT 271 The Mill Cabinet Apprentice and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 272 Math for the Trades (2)
CARPT 273 Basic Cabinet Making (1.5)
CARPT 274 Basic Blueprint Reading Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 275 Machinery Maintenance for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 276 Cabinet Hardware Installation (1.5)
CARPT 277 Sanding, Stains, and Finish Preparation (1.5)
CARPT 278 Advanced Machinery Operation (1.5)
CARPT 279 Advanced Blueprint Reading for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 280 Advanced Cabinet Making (1.5)
CARPT 281 Veneers, Laminate, and Finishing (1.5)
CARPT 282 CAD Basics for Mill Cabinetry (1.5)
CARPT 283 Introduction to CNC (1.5)
CARPT 284 Solid Surface Material, Fabrication, and Installation (1.5)
CARPT 285 Advanced Project for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 37

The Mill and Cabinet Maker Apprenticeship Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Mill and Cabinet apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the mill and cabinet carpenter's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to mill and cabinet carpentry.
  • analyze and interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.
  • construct and complete an advanced project demonstrating journeymen-level skills.
  • apply design elements and principles to create functional and attractive cabinets.

Career Information

Mill and cabinet maker technicians are in high demand. The industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the mill and cabinet maker industry.


A.S. in Millwright Apprenticeship

This certificate includes the training to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Journey Worker guidelines for the Millwright apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 22 units from the following: 22
CARPT 220 Millwright Safety and Tool Skills (1.5)
CARPT 221 The Millwright Apprentice and the Trade (2)
CARPT 222 Millwright Math Applications and Fall Protection (1.5)
CARPT 223 Cutting and Welding I (1.5)
CARPT 224 Materials of Construction (1.5)
CARPT 225 Layout Procedures for Millwrights (1)
CARPT 226 Precision Optical Instruments (1.5)
CARPT 227 Blueprint Reading and Aerial Lift (1.5)
CARPT 228 Millwright Rigging (2)
CARPT 229 Cutting and Welding II (1.5)
CARPT 230 Monorails (1.5)
CARPT 231 Conveyors for Millwrights (1)
CARPT 232 Machinery Installation (1.5)
CARPT 233 Machinery Maintenance for Millwrights (1.5)
CARPT 234 Precision Tools for Millwrights (1.5)
CARPT 235 Turbines (1.5)
CARPT 236 Cutting and Welding III (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 38

The Millwright Apprenticeship Associate in Science (A.S.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Millwright apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate proper procedure for working on turbines.
  • prepare a one-inch-thick vertical groove joint that meets AWS standards.
  • produce the AWS 3G and 4G unlimited thickness practice test with FCAW.
  • distinguish alternative energy sources, such as wind, nuclear, and tidal power.
  • install machinery safely and effectively at the proper elevation.
  • explain the layout and fabrication of header steel and methods for connecting and attaching support steel.
  • explain the layout and fabrication of a monorail system.
  • identify and explain plasma welding and cutting processes, components, and safety issues.
  • demonstrate safe rigging practices, including hand and voice signals.

Career Information

Millwright technicians are in high demand. The millwright industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the millwright industry.


A.A. in Pile Driver Apprenticeship

This program concentrates on training pile driver apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, welding, and various pile driving topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 22 units from the following: 22
CARPT 240 Piledriver Safety and Tools (1.5)
CARPT 241 Pile Driver Math Applications (2)
CARPT 242 Piledriver Rigging (2)
CARPT 243 Form Detailing, Construction, and Erection for Pile Drivers (1.5)
CARPT 244 Welding I: Introduction to SMAW (1.5)
CARPT 245 Introduction to Land and Water Pile Driving (1.5)
CARPT 246 Welding II: SMAW Flat Position and Forklift Certification (1.5)
CARPT 247 Advanced Land and Water Pile Driving (1)
CARPT 248 Wharfage and Marine Structures (1)
CARPT 249 Welding III: Advanced SMAW (1.5)
CARPT 250 Introduction to Structural Blueprints & Layout Instruments (1.5)
CARPT 251 Advanced Structural Blueprints and Bridge Building (1.5)
CARPT 252 Falsework, Shoring, and Heavy Timber Framing (1.5)
CARPT 253 Advanced Formwork (1.5)
CARPT 254 Welding IV: SMAW 4G Certification (1.5)
CARPT 255 Welding V: FCAW 3G Certification (1.5)
CARPT 256 Welding VI: FCAW 4G Certification (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 38

The Pile Driver Apprenticeship Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Pile Driver apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the pile driver's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to pile driving.
  • analyze and interpret construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various project types.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction, and utilities.


A.S. in Plumbers/Pipefitters Apprenticeship

This degree includes the training for plumbers to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) journey worker guidelines for the plumbers apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
PLUMB 100 Introduction to the Trade 4.5
PLUMB 110 Plumbing Science, Fixtures, and Rigging 4
PLUMB 120 Gas Welding and Brazing 2
PLUMB 121 Basic Arc Welding and Drawings 4
PLUMB 122 Advanced Arc Welding 2
PLUMB 130 Gas and Water Supply 4.5
PLUMB 140 Advanced Drawings and Drainage 4
PLUMB 150 Steamfitting and Pipefitting 6
PLUMB 160 Uniform Plumbing Code and Medical Gas 5.5
PLUMB 170 Job Supervision and Foreman Training 4
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 56.5

The Plumbers/Pipefitters Apprenticeship Associate in Science (A.S.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Plumbers and Pipefitters apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • apply hot pass and cover pass procedures.
  • perform pipe weld methods in the 2G, 5G, and 6G positions.
  • identify personality traits to work effectively with others.
  • negotiate difficult workplace situations.
  • practice conflict resolution.
  • evaluate and develop project schedules.
  • draft and properly complete construction documents.
  • demonstrate uphill pipe welding method.
  • list National Inspection Testing Certification (NITC) requirements for medical gas systems.
  • demonstrate ability to apply applicable plumbing codes.

Career Information

Plumbers and pipefitters are in high demand. The plumber and pipefitters industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the plumbing industry.


A.S. in Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship

This degree includes the training for refrigeration to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) journey worker guidelines for the refrigeration apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
PLUMB 101 Introduction to the Refrigeration Fitter Apprenticeship 4.5
PLUMB 120 Gas Welding and Brazing 2
PLUMB 161 HVACR Start, Test, and Balance 4
PLUMB 162 Refrigeration and Customer Service 6
PLUMB 180 Supermarket Refrigeration 4
PLUMB 181 Refrigeration Controls and Electrical Troubleshooting 3.5
PLUMB 182 Refrigeration and Hydronics Piping 4.5
PLUMB 190 Air Conditioning Pneumatic and Process Controls 4.5
PLUMB 191 Electrical and Direct Digital Controls 4
PLUMB 192 Pneumatic Controls and Computer Literacy 4
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 57

The Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship Associate in Science (A.S.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Refrigeration Service Technician apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • explain safety hazards with Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Refrigeration (HVACR) systems.
  • explain proper design, testing, and balancing of air distribution.
  • demonstrate the testing of fluid flow in piping systems.
  • explain electrical principles necessary for startup and testing.
  • identify proper documentation requirements to report findings during start, test, and balance operations.
  • prepare for the proctored UA STAR exam.
  • describe methods of maximizing energy efficiency of existing Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Refrigeration (HVACR) equipment.
  • demonstrate a service technician's role in customer service.
  • list conditions of air on a psychrometric chart.
  • identify jobsite hazards.

Career Information

Refrigeration technicians are in high demand. The refrigeration industry is not able to hire the amount of employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the refrigeration industry.


A.A. in Scaffold Erector Apprenticeship

This program concentrates on training scaffold erector apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, welding, and proper scaffold erection.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 18.5 units from the following: 18.5
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 107 Rigging (1.5)
CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 260 Introduction to Scaffolds and Confined Space (1.5)
CARPT 261 Welded Frame and Mobile Tower Scaffold (1.5)
CARPT 262 System Scaffold (1.5)
CARPT 263 Hazard Awareness for Scaffold Erectors (1.5)
CARPT 264 Suspended Scaffolds and Shoring Systems (1)
CARPT 265 Tube and Clamp Scaffold (1)
CARPT 266 Blueprint Reading for Scaffold Erectors (1.5)
CARPT 268 Welding II (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 34.5

The Scaffold Erector Apprenticeship Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Scaffold Erector apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the scaffold erector's tools of the trade.
  • interpret and apply national building codes relating to scaffold erection.
  • interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various project types.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction and maintenance, utilities, and facilities management.


A.A. in Sheet Metal Apprenticeship

The Sheet Metal Apprenticeship certificate concentrates on training apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial processes, building codes, estimation, and various sheet metal topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
SHME 100 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship I 3.5
SHME 101 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship II 3.5
SHME 110 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship III 3.5
SHME 111 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship IV 3.5
SHME 120 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship V 3.5
SHME 121 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship VI 3.5
SHME 130 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship VII 3.5
SHME 131 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship VIII 3.5
SHME 140 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship IX 3.5
SHME 141 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship X 3.5
SHME 150 Sheet Metal Welding I 2.5
SHME 151 Sheet Metal Welding II 2.5
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
SHME 298 Work Experience in Sheet Metal Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 56

The Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the sheet metal worker's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to sheet metal construction.
  • analyze and interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • acquire skills and knowledge to make a successful transition to a journey-level position in the sheet metal worker trade.
  • demonstrate the ability to apply mathematical concepts to the sheet metal trade.
  • demonstrate proficiency in the principles, concepts and applications in metal fabrication methods.

Career Information

Upon completion of the Sheet Metal Apprenticeship certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction and maintenance, utilities, and facilities management. Students may further their career as a licensed contractor.


A.A. in Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship

The Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship Associate of Arts concentrates on training apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction and the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industries. This program has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial processes, building codes, estimation, and various sheet metal topics. It includes the servicing, start-up, and balancing of HVAC systems.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
SHME 100 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship I 3.5
SHME 101 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship II 3.5
SHME 110 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship III 3.5
SHME 111 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship IV 3.5
SMTEC 100 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship I 2.5
SMTEC 101 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship II 2.5
SMTEC 110 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship III 2.5
SMTEC 111 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship IV 2.5
SMTEC 120 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship V 2.5
SMTEC 121 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship VI 2.5
SMTEC 130 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship VII 2.5
SMTEC 131 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship VIII 2.5
SMTEC 140 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship IX 2.5
SMTEC 141 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship X 2.5
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
SHME 298 Work Experience in Sheet Metal Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 55

The Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the sheet metal worker's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to sheet metal and mechanical construction.
  • analyze and interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • demonstrate the proper start-up and balancing of different HVAC systems.
  • demonstrate troubleshooting techniques on various HVAC systems.

Career Information

Upon completion of the Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction and maintenance, HVAC servicing, utilities, facilities management, and central plant operations.Students may further their career as a licensed contractor.

Certificates of Achievement

Acoustical Installer Apprenticeship Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the specific levels required for the acoustical installer industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial acoustical installer processes, building codes, estimation, and various carpentry topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 20 units from the following: 20
CARPT 140 Interior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 141 Suspended Framing Ceiling Systems (1.5)
CARPT 144 Introduction to Grid Ceiling Installation (1.5)
CARPT 145 Specialty Ceiling Systems (1.5)
CARPT 146 Integrated Ceilings and Special Techniques (1.5)
CARPT 147 Advanced Grid Ceilings (1.5)
CARPT 148 Access Floor Systems (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 164 Acoustical Blueprint Reading (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 211 Acoustical Installer Safety (1.5)
CARPT 212 Infection Control Risk Assessment and Hospital Code for Acoustical Installers (1.5)
CARPT 213 Acoustical Exterior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 215 Acoustical Specialty Systems (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 36

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Acoustical Installer apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • identify the components of a personal fall protection system (PFPS) and a personal fall arrest system (PFAS).
  • calculate elevations from information obtained from residential plot and foundation plans.
  • calculate contributory leg loads.
  • formulate proper layout, cutting, and material installation procedures for the installation of braced and unbraced soffits.
  • explain how to install stringer system reinforced perimeter locations, bridge obstructions, and additional bracing.
  • extract the information necessary to construct a Photovoltaic support structure using a set of blueprints.
  • install an acoustical ceiling conforming with the regulations of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.
  • analyze and perform methods of joining and welding plastic materials.
  • describe the importance of a construction schedule and daily job log and organize labor in conjunction with the construction schedule.

Career Information

Acoustical technicians are in high demand. The Acoustical industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the Acoustical industry.


Acoustical Installer Level I Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level I requirements for the acoustical installer industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial acoustical installer processes, building codes, estimation, and various carpentry topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 5 units from the following: 5
CARPT 140 Interior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 141 Suspended Framing Ceiling Systems (1.5)
CARPT 144 Introduction to Grid Ceiling Installation (1.5)
CARPT 145 Specialty Ceiling Systems (1.5)
CARPT 146 Integrated Ceilings and Special Techniques (1.5)
CARPT 147 Advanced Grid Ceilings (1.5)
CARPT 148 Access Floor Systems (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 164 Acoustical Blueprint Reading (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 211 Acoustical Installer Safety (1.5)
CARPT 212 Infection Control Risk Assessment and Hospital Code for Acoustical Installers (1.5)
CARPT 213 Acoustical Exterior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 215 Acoustical Specialty Systems (1.5)
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 9

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Acoustical Installer apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • identify the components of a personal fall protection system (PFPS) and a personal fall arrest system (PFAS).
  • describe the importance of a construction schedule and daily job log and organize labor in conjunction with the construction schedule.

Career Information

Acoustical technicians are in high demand. The acoustical industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the acoustical industry.


Acoustical Installer Level II Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level II requirements for the acoustical installer industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial acoustical installer processes, building codes, estimation, and various carpentry topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 10 units from the following: 10
CARPT 140 Interior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 141 Suspended Framing Ceiling Systems (1.5)
CARPT 144 Introduction to Grid Ceiling Installation (1.5)
CARPT 145 Specialty Ceiling Systems (1.5)
CARPT 146 Integrated Ceilings and Special Techniques (1.5)
CARPT 147 Advanced Grid Ceilings (1.5)
CARPT 148 Access Floor Systems (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 164 Acoustical Blueprint Reading (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 211 Acoustical Installer Safety (1.5)
CARPT 212 Infection Control Risk Assessment and Hospital Code for Acoustical Installers (1.5)
CARPT 213 Acoustical Exterior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 215 Acoustical Specialty Systems (1.5)
A minimum of 8 units from the following: 8
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 18

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Acoustical Installer apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • identify the components of a personal fall protection system (PFPS) and a personal fall arrest system (PFAS).
  • describe the importance of a construction schedule and daily job log and organize labor in conjunction with the construction schedule.
  • calculate elevations from information obtained from residential plot and foundation plans.
  • calculate contributory leg loads.

Career Information

Acoustical technicians are in high demand. The acoustical industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the acoustical industry.


Acoustical Installer Level III Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level III requirements for the acoustical installer industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial acoustical installer processes, building codes, estimation, and various carpentry topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 140 Interior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 141 Suspended Framing Ceiling Systems (1.5)
CARPT 144 Introduction to Grid Ceiling Installation (1.5)
CARPT 145 Specialty Ceiling Systems (1.5)
CARPT 146 Integrated Ceilings and Special Techniques (1.5)
CARPT 147 Advanced Grid Ceilings (1.5)
CARPT 148 Access Floor Systems (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 164 Acoustical Blueprint Reading (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 211 Acoustical Installer Safety (1.5)
CARPT 212 Infection Control Risk Assessment and Hospital Code for Acoustical Installers (1.5)
CARPT 213 Acoustical Exterior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 215 Acoustical Specialty Systems (1.5)
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 28

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Acoustical Installer apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • identify the components of a personal fall protection system (PFPS) and a personal fall arrest system (PFAS).
  • calculate elevations from information obtained from residential plot and foundation plans.
  • calculate contributory leg loads.
  • describe the importance of a construction schedule and daily job log and organize labor in conjunction with the construction schedule.
  • formulate proper layout, cutting, and material installation procedures for the installation of braced and unbraced soffits.
  • extract the information necessary to construct a Photovoltaic support structure using a set of blueprints.

Career Information

Acoustical technicians are in high demand. The acoustical industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the acoustical industry.


Carpenter Apprenticeship Level I Certificate

This certificate includes the training for carpenters to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level I guidelines for the carpenters apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 5 units from the following: 5
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 106 Introduction to Apprenticeship (1.5)
CARPT 107 Rigging (1.5)
CARPT 110 Foundations and Floors (1.5)
CARPT 112 Structural Framing (1.5)
CARPT 114 Form Detailing, Construction & Erection (1.5)
CARPT 120 Exterior Finish (1.5)
CARPT 122 Interior Finish (1.5)
CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice (1.5)
CARPT 140 Interior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 142 Engineered Structural Systems (1.5)
CARPT 150 Concrete - Precast and Prestressed (1.5)
CARPT 155 Commercial Concrete (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 170 Roof Framing (1.5)
CARPT 180 Stair Building (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 9

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Carpenter apprentice

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the carpenter's tools of the trade.
  • develop interpersonal skills with customers, co-workers, and different trades-workers.

Career Information

Carpenters are in high demand. The carpenters industry is not able to hire the amount of employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the carpenters industry.


Carpenter Apprenticeship Level II Certificate

This certificate includes the training for carpenters to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level II guidelines for the carpenters apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 8 units from the following: 8
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 106 Introduction to Apprenticeship (1.5)
CARPT 107 Rigging (1.5)
CARPT 110 Foundations and Floors (1.5)
CARPT 112 Structural Framing (1.5)
CARPT 114 Form Detailing, Construction & Erection (1.5)
CARPT 120 Exterior Finish (1.5)
CARPT 122 Interior Finish (1.5)
CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice (1.5)
CARPT 140 Interior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 142 Engineered Structural Systems (1.5)
CARPT 150 Concrete - Precast and Prestressed (1.5)
CARPT 155 Commercial Concrete (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 170 Roof Framing (1.5)
CARPT 180 Stair Building (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
A minimum of 8 units from the following: 8
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 16

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Carpenter apprentice

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the carpenter's tools of the trade.
  • develop interpersonal skills with customers, co-workers, and different trades-workers.
  • analyze and interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to carpentry.

Career Information

Carpenters are in high demand. The carpenters industry is not able to hire the amount of employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the carpenters industry.


Carpenter Apprenticeship Level III Certificate

This certificate includes the training for carpenters to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level III guidelines for the carpenters apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 106 Introduction to Apprenticeship (1.5)
CARPT 107 Rigging (1.5)
CARPT 110 Foundations and Floors (1.5)
CARPT 112 Structural Framing (1.5)
CARPT 114 Form Detailing, Construction & Erection (1.5)
CARPT 120 Exterior Finish (1.5)
CARPT 122 Interior Finish (1.5)
CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice (1.5)
CARPT 140 Interior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 142 Engineered Structural Systems (1.5)
CARPT 150 Concrete - Precast and Prestressed (1.5)
CARPT 155 Commercial Concrete (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 170 Roof Framing (1.5)
CARPT 180 Stair Building (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 24

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Carpenter apprentice

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the carpenter's tools of the trade.
  • develop interpersonal skills with customers, co-workers, and different trades-workers.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to carpentry.
  • analyze and interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • plan projects with given information such as blueprints, specifications, and contract documents.
  • evaluate, layout, and construct various systems such as floor, wall, roof, and concrete form.

Career Information

Carpenters are in high demand. The carpenters industry is not able to hire the amount of employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the carpenters industry.


Carpenter Apprenticeship Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, and various carpentry topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 20 units from the following: 20
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 106 Introduction to Apprenticeship (1.5)
CARPT 107 Rigging (1.5)
CARPT 110 Foundations and Floors (1.5)
CARPT 112 Structural Framing (1.5)
CARPT 114 Form Detailing, Construction & Erection (1.5)
CARPT 120 Exterior Finish (1.5)
CARPT 122 Interior Finish (1.5)
CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice (1.5)
CARPT 140 Interior Systems (1.5)
CARPT 142 Engineered Structural Systems (1.5)
CARPT 150 Concrete - Precast and Prestressed (1.5)
CARPT 155 Commercial Concrete (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 170 Roof Framing (1.5)
CARPT 180 Stair Building (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 36

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Carpenter apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the carpenter's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to carpentry.
  • analyze and interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, layout, and construct various systems such as floor, wall, roof, and concrete form.
  • evaluate and layout a building site using architectural and other related drawings.
  • calculate elevations by using an engineer's rod and various leveling devices.
  • estimate and order material for construction projects.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Carpenter technicians are in high demand. The carpenters industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the carpenters industry.


Drywall/Lathing Apprenticeship Certificate

The drywall/lathing apprenticeship certificate concentrates on training apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, metal framing, blueprint reading, exterior/interior wall finishes, welding, residential and commercial construction process, building codes, estimation, and various construction topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 22 units from the following: 22
DRLTH 100 Introduction to the Trade (2)
DRLTH 102 Basic Applications (1.5)
DRLTH 103 Drywall Lathing Trade Safety (1.5)
DRLTH 105 Mathematics for Drywall/Lathers (2)
DRLTH 110 Residential Metal Framing (1.5)
DRLTH 112 Doors, Windows, Exterior Systems/Building Documents (1.5)
DRLTH 120 Blueprint Reading I (1.5)
DRLTH 121 Blueprint Reading II (1.5)
DRLTH 122 Blueprint Reading III (1.5)
DRLTH 130 Welding I (1.5)
DRLTH 131 Welding II (1.5)
DRLTH 140 Exterior/Advanced Fire Control System and Partitions (1.5)
DRLTH 142 Exterior Systems and Trims (1.5)
DRLTH 150 Interior Metal Lathing System, Sound Control (1.5)
DRLTH 160 Ceilings, Shaft Protection and Demountable Partitions (1.5)
DRLTH 162 Arches, Furring and Advanced Systems (1.5)
DRLTH 170 Advanced Construction Techniques (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
DRLTH 298 Work Experience Drywall/Lathing Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 38

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Drywall/Lathing apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the drywall/lathing craftsman's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to the drywall/lathing profession.
  • analyze and interpret residential commercial construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various metal framing systems such as floor, wall, roof, and arches.
  • calculate elevations using various leveling devices.
  • identify and select appropriate material for each phase of construction.
  • estimate and order material for construction projects.
  • plan projects with given information such as blueprints, specifications, and verbal and written information.
  • install advanced lathing and drywall systems.

Career Information

Drywall/lathing technicians are in high demand. The drywall/lathing industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the drywall/lathing industry.


Drywall/Lathing Level I Certificate

This certificate includes the training for drywall/lathing to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level I guidelines for the drywall/lathing apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 6 units from the following: 6
DRLTH 100 Introduction to the Trade (2)
DRLTH 102 Basic Applications (1.5)
DRLTH 103 Drywall Lathing Trade Safety (1.5)
DRLTH 105 Mathematics for Drywall/Lathers (2)
DRLTH 110 Residential Metal Framing (1.5)
DRLTH 112 Doors, Windows, Exterior Systems/Building Documents (1.5)
DRLTH 120 Blueprint Reading I (1.5)
DRLTH 121 Blueprint Reading II (1.5)
DRLTH 122 Blueprint Reading III (1.5)
DRLTH 130 Welding I (1.5)
DRLTH 131 Welding II (1.5)
DRLTH 140 Exterior/Advanced Fire Control System and Partitions (1.5)
DRLTH 142 Exterior Systems and Trims (1.5)
DRLTH 150 Interior Metal Lathing System, Sound Control (1.5)
DRLTH 160 Ceilings, Shaft Protection and Demountable Partitions (1.5)
DRLTH 162 Arches, Furring and Advanced Systems (1.5)
DRLTH 170 Advanced Construction Techniques (1.5)
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
DRLTH 298 Work Experience Drywall/Lathing Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 10

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Drywall/Lathing apprentice

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the drywall/lathing craftsman's tools of the trade.
  • calculate elevations using various leveling devices.

Career Information

Drywall/lathing technicians are in high demand. The drywall/lathing industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the drywall/lathing industry.


Drywall/Lathing Level II Certificate

This certificate includes the training for drywall/lathing to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level II guidelines for the drywall/lathing apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
DRLTH 100 Introduction to the Trade (2)
DRLTH 102 Basic Applications (1.5)
DRLTH 103 Drywall Lathing Trade Safety (1.5)
DRLTH 105 Mathematics for Drywall/Lathers (2)
DRLTH 110 Residential Metal Framing (1.5)
DRLTH 112 Doors, Windows, Exterior Systems/Building Documents (1.5)
DRLTH 120 Blueprint Reading I (1.5)
DRLTH 121 Blueprint Reading II (1.5)
DRLTH 122 Blueprint Reading III (1.5)
DRLTH 130 Welding I (1.5)
DRLTH 131 Welding II (1.5)
DRLTH 140 Exterior/Advanced Fire Control System and Partitions (1.5)
DRLTH 142 Exterior Systems and Trims (1.5)
DRLTH 150 Interior Metal Lathing System, Sound Control (1.5)
DRLTH 160 Ceilings, Shaft Protection and Demountable Partitions (1.5)
DRLTH 162 Arches, Furring and Advanced Systems (1.5)
DRLTH 170 Advanced Construction Techniques (1.5)
A minimum of 8 units from the following: 8
DRLTH 298 Work Experience Drywall/Lathing Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 20

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Drywall/Lathing apprentice

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the drywall/lathing craftsman's tools of the trade.
  • calculate elevations using various leveling devices.
  • identify and select appropriate material for each phase of construction.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various metal framing systems such as floor, wall, roof, and arches.

Career Information

Drywall/lathing technicians are in high demand. The drywall/lathing industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the drywall/lathing industry.


Drywall/Lathing Level III Certificate

This certificate includes the training for drywall/lathing to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level III guidelines for the drywall/lathing apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 18 units from the following: 18
DRLTH 100 Introduction to the Trade (2)
DRLTH 102 Basic Applications (1.5)
DRLTH 103 Drywall Lathing Trade Safety (1.5)
DRLTH 105 Mathematics for Drywall/Lathers (2)
DRLTH 110 Residential Metal Framing (1.5)
DRLTH 112 Doors, Windows, Exterior Systems/Building Documents (1.5)
DRLTH 120 Blueprint Reading I (1.5)
DRLTH 121 Blueprint Reading II (1.5)
DRLTH 122 Blueprint Reading III (1.5)
DRLTH 130 Welding I (1.5)
DRLTH 131 Welding II (1.5)
DRLTH 140 Exterior/Advanced Fire Control System and Partitions (1.5)
DRLTH 142 Exterior Systems and Trims (1.5)
DRLTH 150 Interior Metal Lathing System, Sound Control (1.5)
DRLTH 160 Ceilings, Shaft Protection and Demountable Partitions (1.5)
DRLTH 162 Arches, Furring and Advanced Systems (1.5)
DRLTH 170 Advanced Construction Techniques (1.5)
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
DRLTH 298 Work Experience Drywall/Lathing Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 30

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Drywall/Lathing apprentice

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the drywall/lathing craftsman's tools of the trade.
  • calculate elevations using various leveling devices.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various metal framing systems such as floor, wall, roof, and arches.
  • identify and select appropriate material for each phase of construction.
  • estimate and order material for construction projects.

Career Information

Drywall/lathing technicians are in high demand. The drywall/lathing industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the drywall/lathing industry.


Electrical Apprenticeship Level I Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level I requirements for the electrical industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial electrical processes, building codes, estimation, and various electrical topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ELECT 110 Electrical Apprenticeship I 5
ELECT 111 Electrical Apprenticeship II 3
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
ELECT 298 Work Experience in Electricians Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 12

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered electrical apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • apply commercial and industrial safety procedures on job sites.
  • analyze, interpret and apply national, state and local electrical codes.
  • apply electrical mathematics in calculating resistance, current, voltage, and power in a DC series circuit.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction, and utilities.


Electrical Apprenticeship Level II Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level II requirements for the electrical industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial electrical processes, building codes, estimation, and various electrical topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ELECT 120 Electrical Apprenticeship III 3
ELECT 121 Electrical Apprenticeship IV 3
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
Electrical Apprenticeship Level I
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
ELECT 298 Work Experience in Electricians Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 22

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered electrical apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate use of meters to confirm electrical calculations and to troubleshoot AC and DC circuits.
  • apply codeology principles to locate information in the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • analyze, identify, and evaluate electrical mathematics in RL, RC, LC, and RLC series, parallel, and combination circuits.
  • demonstrate proper conduit bends using a ratcheting and mechanical bender.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction, and utilities.


Electrical Apprenticeship Level III Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level III requirements for the electrical industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial electrical processes, building codes, estimation, and various electrical topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ELECT 130 Electrical Apprenticeship V 3
ELECT 131 Electrical Apprenticeship VI 3
A minimum of 22 units from the following: 22
Electrical Apprenticeship Level II
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
ELECT 298 Work Experience in Electricians Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 32

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered electrical apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • describe and apply the requirements of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E work practices.
  • draw a basic 8-pin and 11-pin relay wiring layout and properly wire it in a simple motor control circuit.
  • demonstrate proper terminations of a three-phase transformer.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction, and utilities.


Electrical Apprenticeship Level IV Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level IV requirements for the electrical industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial electrical processes, building codes, estimation, and various electrical topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ELECT 140 Electrical Apprenticeship VII 3
ELECT 141 Electrical Apprenticeship VIII 3
A minimum of 32 units from the following: 32
Electrical Apprenticeship Level III
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
ELECT 298 Work Experience in Electricians Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 42

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered electrical apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate proper wiring of motor control systems.
  • define principles of basic AC and DC motor theory.
  • apply National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) standards for sizing motor starters and controllers.
  • develop a basic programmable logic controller (PLC) program to control a motor control process.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction, and utilities.


Electrical Apprenticeship Certificate

This program provides instruction in the installation, operation, and maintenance of the electrical distribution systems in commercial and industrial sites. Topics include safety training, AC and DC electrical theory, metering, electronics, use of electrical codes, raceways, conductors, grounding, motors, transformers, fire alarm systems, fiber optics, instrumentation, building automation and heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ELECT 110 Electrical Apprenticeship I 5
ELECT 111 Electrical Apprenticeship II 3
ELECT 120 Electrical Apprenticeship III 3
ELECT 121 Electrical Apprenticeship IV 3
ELECT 130 Electrical Apprenticeship V 3
ELECT 131 Electrical Apprenticeship VI 3
ELECT 140 Electrical Apprenticeship VII 3
ELECT 141 Electrical Apprenticeship VIII 3
ELECT 150 Electrical Apprenticeship IX 3
ELECT 151 Electrical Apprenticeship X 3
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
ELECT 298 Work Experience in Electricians Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 48

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered electrical apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • apply commercial and industrial safety procedures on job sites.
  • analyze, interpret and apply national, state and local electrical codes.
  • apply electrical mathematics in calculating resistance, current, voltage, and power in a DC series circuit.
  • demonstrate use of meters to confirm electrical calculations and to troubleshoot AC and DC circuits.
  • analyze, identify, and evaluate electrical mathematics in RL, RC, LC, and RLC series, parallel, and combination circuits.
  • describe and apply the requirements of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E work practices.
  • define principles of basic AC and DC motor theory.

Career Information

Upon completion of the electrical program, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, commercial and industrial construction and maintenance, utilities, and facilities management.


Hardwood Floor Layer Apprenticeship Certificate

This program concentrates on training hardwood floor layer apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, and various hardwood floor layer topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential 1.5
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial 1.5
CARPT 181 Tools of the Trade and Installation of Hardwood Floors 1.5
CARPT 182 Finishing and Repairing Floors 1.5
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade 1.5
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 19.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Hardwood Floor Layer apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the hardwood floor layer tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to hardwood floor laying.
  • analyze and interpret construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various project types.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Hardwood floor layer technicians are in high demand. The hardwood floor layer industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the hardwood floor layer industry.


Insulator Apprenticeship Certificate

This program concentrates on training insulator apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, and various insulator topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 6 units from the following: 6
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 131 Introduction to Working Drawings, Construction Math and Fire Stop Installation (1.5)
CARPT 132 Residential Blueprint Reading and Forklift Safety (1.5)
CARPT 134 Commercial Blueprint Reading and Mobile Tower Scaffolds (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
A minimum of 6 units from the following: 6
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 12

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Insulator apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the insulator's tools of the trade.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various project types.

Career Information

Insulator technicians are in high demand. The insulator industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the insulator industry.


Ironworkers Apprenticeship Level I Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level I requirements for the ironworkers industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial ironworkers processes, building codes, estimation, and various ironworkers topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 6 units from the following: 6
IW 100 Orientation and History of the Trade (2)
IW 101 OSHA 30 for Ironworkers (2)
IW 110 Mixed Base (1.5)
IW 120 Rigging (1.5)
IW 130 Reinforcing I (1.5)
IW 131 Reinforcing II/Post Tensioning (1.5)
IW 140 Precast Concrete and Metal Buildings (1.5)
IW 150 Welding I (1.5)
IW 151 Welding II (1.5)
IW 152 Welding III (1.5)
IW 160 Lead Hazard (2)
IW 170 Structural I (1.5)
IW 171 Structural II (1.5)
IW 180 Architectural/Ornamental I (1.5)
IW 183 The History of Ironworkers (2)
IW 186 Architectural/Ornamental II (1.5)
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
IW 298 Work Experience in Ironworkers Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 10

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered ironworkers apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safely working in a field construction environment.
  • analyze and interpret blueprints.
  • interpret and apply welding codes.

Career Information

Ironworker technicians are in high demand. The ironworkers industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the ironworkers industry.


Ironworkers Apprenticeship Level II Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level II requirements for the ironworkers industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial ironworkers processes, building codes, estimation, and various ironworkers topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
IW 100 Orientation and History of the Trade (2)
IW 101 OSHA 30 for Ironworkers (2)
IW 110 Mixed Base (1.5)
IW 120 Rigging (1.5)
IW 130 Reinforcing I (1.5)
IW 131 Reinforcing II/Post Tensioning (1.5)
IW 140 Precast Concrete and Metal Buildings (1.5)
IW 150 Welding I (1.5)
IW 151 Welding II (1.5)
IW 152 Welding III (1.5)
IW 160 Lead Hazard (2)
IW 170 Structural I (1.5)
IW 171 Structural II (1.5)
IW 180 Architectural/Ornamental I (1.5)
IW 183 The History of Ironworkers (2)
IW 186 Architectural/Ornamental II (1.5)
A minimum of 8 units from the following: 8
IW 298 Work Experience in Ironworkers Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 20

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered ironworkers apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safely working in a field construction environment.
  • analyze and interpret blueprints.
  • interpret and apply welding codes.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of fiber lines, steel cables, wire ropes, chains, slings, cranes, ladders, scaffolds, and helicopter rigging.

Career Information

Ironworker technicians are in high demand. The ironworkers industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the ironworkers industry.


Ironworkers Apprenticeship Level III Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level III requirements for the ironworkers industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial ironworkers processes, building codes, estimation, and various ironworkers topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
IW 100 Orientation and History of the Trade (2)
IW 101 OSHA 30 for Ironworkers (2)
IW 110 Mixed Base (1.5)
IW 120 Rigging (1.5)
IW 130 Reinforcing I (1.5)
IW 131 Reinforcing II/Post Tensioning (1.5)
IW 140 Precast Concrete and Metal Buildings (1.5)
IW 150 Welding I (1.5)
IW 151 Welding II (1.5)
IW 152 Welding III (1.5)
IW 160 Lead Hazard (2)
IW 170 Structural I (1.5)
IW 171 Structural II (1.5)
IW 180 Architectural/Ornamental I (1.5)
IW 183 The History of Ironworkers (2)
IW 186 Architectural/Ornamental II (1.5)
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
IW 298 Work Experience in Ironworkers Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 28

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered ironworkers apprentice

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safely working in a field construction environment.
  • analyze and interpret blueprints.
  • interpret and apply welding codes.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of fiber lines, steel cables, wire ropes, chains, slings, cranes, ladders, scaffolds, and helicopter rigging.
  • define, identify, interpret, and analyze uniform building codes (UBC), classifications, plans, schedules, charts, and specifications commonly used in the ironworker trade.
  • describe and apply reinforcing techniques and principles to concrete structures using steel, bar supports, bar splicing, and welding.
  • perform proper structural steel erection on bridges, overpasses, and large buildings.

Career Information

Ironworker technicians are in high demand. The ironworkers industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the ironworkers industry.


Ironworkers Apprenticeship Certificate

This program includes training for Field Ironworkers and Reinforcing Ironworkers, provided in major ironworker components to meet Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) guidelines.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 21 units from the following: 21
IW 100 Orientation and History of the Trade (2)
IW 101 OSHA 30 for Ironworkers (2)
IW 110 Mixed Base (1.5)
IW 120 Rigging (1.5)
IW 130 Reinforcing I (1.5)
IW 131 Reinforcing II/Post Tensioning (1.5)
IW 140 Precast Concrete and Metal Buildings (1.5)
IW 150 Welding I (1.5)
IW 151 Welding II (1.5)
IW 152 Welding III (1.5)
IW 160 Lead Hazard (2)
IW 170 Structural I (1.5)
IW 171 Structural II (1.5)
IW 180 Architectural/Ornamental I (1.5)
IW 183 The History of Ironworkers (2)
IW 186 Architectural/Ornamental II (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
IW 298 Work Experience in Ironworkers Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 37

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • analyze and interpret blueprints.
  • interpret and apply welding codes.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of fiber lines, steel cables, wire ropes, chains, slings, cranes, ladders, scaffolds, and helicopter rigging.
  • define, identify, interpret, and analyze universal building codes (UBC), classifications, plans, schedules, charts, and specifications commonly used in the ironworker trade.
  • describe and apply reinforcing techniques and principles to concrete structures using steel, bar supports, bar splicing, and welding.
  • perform proper structural steel erection on bridges, overpasses, and large buildings.
  • weld various ferrous metals using common welding processes and safety guidelines.
  • set cable tensions and pre-stress reinforcing steel to industry standards.

Mill and Cabinet Maker Apprenticeship Certificate

This program trains apprentices on the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, construction processes, building codes, estimation, and various mill and cabinet carpentry topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 21 units from the following: 21
CARPT 270 Mill Cabinet Safety and Tool Skills (1.5)
CARPT 271 The Mill Cabinet Apprentice and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 272 Math for the Trades (2)
CARPT 273 Basic Cabinet Making (1.5)
CARPT 274 Basic Blueprint Reading Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 275 Machinery Maintenance for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 276 Cabinet Hardware Installation (1.5)
CARPT 277 Sanding, Stains, and Finish Preparation (1.5)
CARPT 278 Advanced Machinery Operation (1.5)
CARPT 279 Advanced Blueprint Reading for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 280 Advanced Cabinet Making (1.5)
CARPT 281 Veneers, Laminate, and Finishing (1.5)
CARPT 282 CAD Basics for Mill Cabinetry (1.5)
CARPT 283 Introduction to CNC (1.5)
CARPT 284 Solid Surface Material, Fabrication, and Installation (1.5)
CARPT 285 Advanced Project for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 37

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Mill and Cabinet apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the mill and cabinet carpenter's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to mill and cabinet carpentry.
  • analyze and interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.
  • construct and complete an advanced project demonstrating journeymen-level skills.
  • apply design elements and principles to create functional and attractive cabinets.

Career Information

Mill and cabinet maker technicians are in high demand. The industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the mill and cabinet maker industry.


Mill and Cabinet Maker Level I Certificate

This certificate includes the training for mill and cabinet maker to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level I guidelines for the mill and cabinet maker apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 6 units from the following: 6
CARPT 270 Mill Cabinet Safety and Tool Skills (1.5)
CARPT 271 The Mill Cabinet Apprentice and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 272 Math for the Trades (2)
CARPT 273 Basic Cabinet Making (1.5)
CARPT 274 Basic Blueprint Reading Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 275 Machinery Maintenance for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 276 Cabinet Hardware Installation (1.5)
CARPT 277 Sanding, Stains, and Finish Preparation (1.5)
CARPT 278 Advanced Machinery Operation (1.5)
CARPT 279 Advanced Blueprint Reading for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 280 Advanced Cabinet Making (1.5)
CARPT 281 Veneers, Laminate, and Finishing (1.5)
CARPT 282 CAD Basics for Mill Cabinetry (1.5)
CARPT 283 Introduction to CNC (1.5)
CARPT 284 Solid Surface Material, Fabrication, and Installation (1.5)
CARPT 285 Advanced Project for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 10

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Mill and Cabinet Maker apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the mill and cabinet carpenter's tools of the trade.

Career Information

Mill and cabinet maker technicians are in high demand. The industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the mill and cabinet maker industry.


Mill and Cabinet Maker Level II Certificate

This certificate includes the training for mill and cabinet maker to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level II guidelines for the mill and cabinet maker apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 270 Mill Cabinet Safety and Tool Skills (1.5)
CARPT 271 The Mill Cabinet Apprentice and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 272 Math for the Trades (2)
CARPT 273 Basic Cabinet Making (1.5)
CARPT 274 Basic Blueprint Reading Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 275 Machinery Maintenance for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 276 Cabinet Hardware Installation (1.5)
CARPT 277 Sanding, Stains, and Finish Preparation (1.5)
CARPT 278 Advanced Machinery Operation (1.5)
CARPT 279 Advanced Blueprint Reading for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 280 Advanced Cabinet Making (1.5)
CARPT 281 Veneers, Laminate, and Finishing (1.5)
CARPT 282 CAD Basics for Mill Cabinetry (1.5)
CARPT 283 Introduction to CNC (1.5)
CARPT 284 Solid Surface Material, Fabrication, and Installation (1.5)
CARPT 285 Advanced Project for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
A minimum of 8 units from the following: 8
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 20

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Mill and Cabinet Maker apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the mill and cabinet carpenter's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to mill and cabinet carpentry.

Career Information

Mill and cabinet maker technicians are in high demand. The industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the mill and cabinet maker industry.


Mill and Cabinet Maker Level III Certificate

This certificate includes the training for mill and cabinet maker to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level III guidelines for the mill and cabinet maker apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 18 units from the following: 18
CARPT 270 Mill Cabinet Safety and Tool Skills (1.5)
CARPT 271 The Mill Cabinet Apprentice and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 272 Math for the Trades (2)
CARPT 273 Basic Cabinet Making (1.5)
CARPT 274 Basic Blueprint Reading Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 275 Machinery Maintenance for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 276 Cabinet Hardware Installation (1.5)
CARPT 277 Sanding, Stains, and Finish Preparation (1.5)
CARPT 278 Advanced Machinery Operation (1.5)
CARPT 279 Advanced Blueprint Reading for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
CARPT 280 Advanced Cabinet Making (1.5)
CARPT 281 Veneers, Laminate, and Finishing (1.5)
CARPT 282 CAD Basics for Mill Cabinetry (1.5)
CARPT 283 Introduction to CNC (1.5)
CARPT 284 Solid Surface Material, Fabrication, and Installation (1.5)
CARPT 285 Advanced Project for Mill Cabinet (1.5)
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 30

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Mill and Cabinet Maker apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the mill and cabinet carpenter's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to mill and cabinet carpentry.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Mill and cabinet maker technicians are in high demand. The industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the mill and cabinet maker industry.


Millwright Apprenticeship Certificate

This certificate includes the training to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Journey Worker guidelines for the Millwright apprenticeship program

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 22 units from the following: 22
CARPT 220 Millwright Safety and Tool Skills (1.5)
CARPT 221 The Millwright Apprentice and the Trade (2)
CARPT 222 Millwright Math Applications and Fall Protection (1.5)
CARPT 223 Cutting and Welding I (1.5)
CARPT 224 Materials of Construction (1.5)
CARPT 225 Layout Procedures for Millwrights (1)
CARPT 226 Precision Optical Instruments (1.5)
CARPT 227 Blueprint Reading and Aerial Lift (1.5)
CARPT 228 Millwright Rigging (2)
CARPT 229 Cutting and Welding II (1.5)
CARPT 230 Monorails (1.5)
CARPT 231 Conveyors for Millwrights (1)
CARPT 232 Machinery Installation (1.5)
CARPT 233 Machinery Maintenance for Millwrights (1.5)
CARPT 234 Precision Tools for Millwrights (1.5)
CARPT 235 Turbines (1.5)
CARPT 236 Cutting and Welding III (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 38

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Millwright apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate proper procedure for working on turbines.
  • prepare a one-inch-thick vertical groove joint that meets AWS standards.
  • produce the AWS 3G and 4G unlimited thickness practice test with FCAW.
  • distinguish alternative energy sources, such as wind, nuclear, and tidal power.
  • install machinery safely and effectively at the proper elevation.
  • explain the layout and fabrication of header steel and methods for connecting and attaching support steel.
  • explain the layout and fabrication of a monorail system.
  • identify and explain plasma welding and cutting processes, components, and safety issues.
  • demonstrate safe rigging practices, including hand and voice signals.

Career Information

Millwright technicians are in high demand. The millwright industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the millwright industry.


Millwright Level I Certificate

This certificate includes the training to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level I guidelines for the millwright apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 6 units from the following: 6
CARPT 220 Millwright Safety and Tool Skills (1.5)
CARPT 221 The Millwright Apprentice and the Trade (2)
CARPT 222 Millwright Math Applications and Fall Protection (1.5)
CARPT 223 Cutting and Welding I (1.5)
CARPT 224 Materials of Construction (1.5)
CARPT 225 Layout Procedures for Millwrights (1)
CARPT 226 Precision Optical Instruments (1.5)
CARPT 227 Blueprint Reading and Aerial Lift (1.5)
CARPT 228 Millwright Rigging (2)
CARPT 229 Cutting and Welding II (1.5)
CARPT 230 Monorails (1.5)
CARPT 231 Conveyors for Millwrights (1)
CARPT 232 Machinery Installation (1.5)
CARPT 233 Machinery Maintenance for Millwrights (1.5)
CARPT 234 Precision Tools for Millwrights (1.5)
CARPT 235 Turbines (1.5)
CARPT 236 Cutting and Welding III (1.5)
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 10

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a state registered Millwright apprentice

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • understand basic safety practices with hand and power tools, scaffold and fall protection use, fire protection, respiratory protection, and confined spaces as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's regulations.
  • describe the responsibilities of the apprentice as required by Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) and other governing agencies.
  • demonstrate basic layout methods for establishing a right angle.
  • describe fall protection anchorage points for scaffolding.

Career Information

Millwright technicians are in high demand. The millwright industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the millwright industry.


Millwright Level II Certificate

This certificate includes the training to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level II guidelines for the millwright apprenticeship program

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 220 Millwright Safety and Tool Skills (1.5)
CARPT 221 The Millwright Apprentice and the Trade (2)
CARPT 222 Millwright Math Applications and Fall Protection (1.5)
CARPT 223 Cutting and Welding I (1.5)
CARPT 224 Materials of Construction (1.5)
CARPT 225 Layout Procedures for Millwrights (1)
CARPT 226 Precision Optical Instruments (1.5)
CARPT 227 Blueprint Reading and Aerial Lift (1.5)
CARPT 228 Millwright Rigging (2)
CARPT 229 Cutting and Welding II (1.5)
CARPT 230 Monorails (1.5)
CARPT 231 Conveyors for Millwrights (1)
CARPT 232 Machinery Installation (1.5)
CARPT 233 Machinery Maintenance for Millwrights (1.5)
CARPT 234 Precision Tools for Millwrights (1.5)
CARPT 235 Turbines (1.5)
CARPT 236 Cutting and Welding III (1.5)
A minimum of 8 units from the following: 8
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 20

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a state registered Millwright apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • understand basic safety practices with hand and power tools, scaffold and fall protection use, fire protection, respiratory protection, and confined spaces as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's regulations.
  • describe the responsibilities of the apprentice as required by Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) and other governing agencies.
  • demonstrate basic layout methods for establishing a right angle.
  • describe fall protection anchorage points for scaffolding.
  • identify the characteristics of a variety of shapes of structural materials and appropriate applications of each.
  • calculate and lay out angles using appropriate methods.

Career Information

Millwright technicians are in high demand. The millwright industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the millwright industry.


Millwright Level III Certificate

This certificate includes the training to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level III guidelines for the millwright apprenticeship program

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 18 units from the following: 18
CARPT 220 Millwright Safety and Tool Skills (1.5)
CARPT 221 The Millwright Apprentice and the Trade (2)
CARPT 222 Millwright Math Applications and Fall Protection (1.5)
CARPT 223 Cutting and Welding I (1.5)
CARPT 224 Materials of Construction (1.5)
CARPT 225 Layout Procedures for Millwrights (1)
CARPT 226 Precision Optical Instruments (1.5)
CARPT 227 Blueprint Reading and Aerial Lift (1.5)
CARPT 228 Millwright Rigging (2)
CARPT 229 Cutting and Welding II (1.5)
CARPT 230 Monorails (1.5)
CARPT 231 Conveyors for Millwrights (1)
CARPT 232 Machinery Installation (1.5)
CARPT 233 Machinery Maintenance for Millwrights (1.5)
CARPT 234 Precision Tools for Millwrights (1.5)
CARPT 235 Turbines (1.5)
CARPT 236 Cutting and Welding III (1.5)
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 30

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a state registered Millwright apprentice

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • understand basic safety practices with hand and power tools, scaffold and fall protection use, fire protection, respiratory protection, and confined spaces as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's regulations.
  • describe the responsibilities of the apprentice as required by Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) and other governing agencies.
  • demonstrate basic layout methods for establishing a right angle.
  • describe fall protection anchorage points for scaffolding.
  • identify and troubleshoot optical instruments.
  • analyze faulty readings from optical instruments.
  • explain the purpose, printing, modifications, and assembly of blueprints.

Career Information

Millwright technicians are in high demand. The millwright industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the millwright industry.


Office Modular Systems Apprenticeship Certificate

This program concentrates on training office modular systems apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, and various office modular systems topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
CARPT 108 Modular System Installer Safety 1.5
CARPT 109 Introduction to Office Modular Systems Installation 1
CARPT 111 Modular Systems Applications 1
CARPT 115 Floor to Ceiling Wall System Construction 1
CARPT 125 Fine Furnishings, Drapery, and Window Coverings 1
CARPT 137 Modular Systems Construction I 1
CARPT 138 Modular System Construction II 1
CARPT 163 Modular System Blueprint Reading 1
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 20.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Office Modular Systems apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the office modular systems tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to office modular systems.
  • analyze and interpret construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various project types.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Office modular systems technicians are in high demand. The office modular systems industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the office modular systems industry.


Office Modular Systems Level I Certificate

This program concentrates on training office modular systems apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, and various required courses for office modular systems Level I.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
CARPT 108 Modular System Installer Safety (1.5)
CARPT 109 Introduction to Office Modular Systems Installation (1)
CARPT 111 Modular Systems Applications (1)
CARPT 115 Floor to Ceiling Wall System Construction (1)
CARPT 125 Fine Furnishings, Drapery, and Window Coverings (1)
CARPT 136 Energy Conservation Codes and Standards (1.5)
CARPT 137 Modular Systems Construction I (1)
CARPT 138 Modular System Construction II (1)
A minimum of 8 units from the following: 8
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 12

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Office Modular Systems apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the office modular systems tools of the trade.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Office modular systems technicians are in high demand. The office modular systems industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the office modular systems industry.


Pile Driver Apprenticeship Certificate

This program concentrates on training pile driver apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, welding, and various pile driving topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
CARPT 240 Piledriver Safety and Tools 1.5
CARPT 241 Pile Driver Math Applications 2
CARPT 242 Piledriver Rigging 2
CARPT 243 Form Detailing, Construction, and Erection for Pile Drivers 1.5
CARPT 244 Welding I: Introduction to SMAW 1.5
CARPT 245 Introduction to Land and Water Pile Driving 1.5
CARPT 246 Welding II: SMAW Flat Position and Forklift Certification 1.5
CARPT 247 Advanced Land and Water Pile Driving 1
CARPT 248 Wharfage and Marine Structures 1
CARPT 249 Welding III: Advanced SMAW 1.5
CARPT 250 Introduction to Structural Blueprints & Layout Instruments 1.5
CARPT 251 Advanced Structural Blueprints and Bridge Building 1.5
CARPT 252 Falsework, Shoring, and Heavy Timber Framing 1.5
CARPT 253 Advanced Formwork 1.5
CARPT 254 Welding IV: SMAW 4G Certification 1.5
CARPT 255 Welding V: FCAW 3G Certification 1.5
CARPT 256 Welding VI: FCAW 4G Certification 1.5
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 41.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered pile driver apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the pile driver's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to pile driving.
  • analyze and interpret construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various project types.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction, and utilities.


Pile Driver Level I Certificate

This certificate includes the training for pile driver to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level I guidelines for the pile driver apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 5 units from the following: 5
CARPT 240 Piledriver Safety and Tools (1.5)
CARPT 241 Pile Driver Math Applications (2)
CARPT 242 Piledriver Rigging (2)
CARPT 243 Form Detailing, Construction, and Erection for Pile Drivers (1.5)
CARPT 244 Welding I: Introduction to SMAW (1.5)
CARPT 245 Introduction to Land and Water Pile Driving (1.5)
CARPT 246 Welding II: SMAW Flat Position and Forklift Certification (1.5)
CARPT 247 Advanced Land and Water Pile Driving (1)
CARPT 248 Wharfage and Marine Structures (1)
CARPT 249 Welding III: Advanced SMAW (1.5)
CARPT 250 Introduction to Structural Blueprints & Layout Instruments (1.5)
CARPT 251 Advanced Structural Blueprints and Bridge Building (1.5)
CARPT 252 Falsework, Shoring, and Heavy Timber Framing (1.5)
CARPT 253 Advanced Formwork (1.5)
CARPT 254 Welding IV: SMAW 4G Certification (1.5)
CARPT 255 Welding V: FCAW 3G Certification (1.5)
CARPT 256 Welding VI: FCAW 4G Certification (1.5)
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 9

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Pile Driver apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the pile driver's tools of the trade.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction, and utilities.


Pile Driver Level II Certificate

This certificate includes the training for pile driver to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level II guidelines for the pile driver apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 11 units from the following: 11
CARPT 240 Piledriver Safety and Tools (1.5)
CARPT 241 Pile Driver Math Applications (2)
CARPT 242 Piledriver Rigging (2)
CARPT 243 Form Detailing, Construction, and Erection for Pile Drivers (1.5)
CARPT 244 Welding I: Introduction to SMAW (1.5)
CARPT 245 Introduction to Land and Water Pile Driving (1.5)
CARPT 246 Welding II: SMAW Flat Position and Forklift Certification (1.5)
CARPT 247 Advanced Land and Water Pile Driving (1)
CARPT 248 Wharfage and Marine Structures (1)
CARPT 249 Welding III: Advanced SMAW (1.5)
CARPT 250 Introduction to Structural Blueprints & Layout Instruments (1.5)
CARPT 251 Advanced Structural Blueprints and Bridge Building (1.5)
CARPT 252 Falsework, Shoring, and Heavy Timber Framing (1.5)
CARPT 253 Advanced Formwork (1.5)
CARPT 254 Welding IV: SMAW 4G Certification (1.5)
CARPT 255 Welding V: FCAW 3G Certification (1.5)
CARPT 256 Welding VI: FCAW 4G Certification (1.5)
A minimum of 8 units from the following: 8
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 19

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Pile Driver apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the pile driver's tools of the trade.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction, and utilities.


Pile Driver Level III Certificate

This certificate includes the training for pile driver to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) level III guidelines for the pile driver apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 17 units from the following: 17
CARPT 240 Piledriver Safety and Tools (1.5)
CARPT 241 Pile Driver Math Applications (2)
CARPT 242 Piledriver Rigging (2)
CARPT 243 Form Detailing, Construction, and Erection for Pile Drivers (1.5)
CARPT 244 Welding I: Introduction to SMAW (1.5)
CARPT 245 Introduction to Land and Water Pile Driving (1.5)
CARPT 246 Welding II: SMAW Flat Position and Forklift Certification (1.5)
CARPT 247 Advanced Land and Water Pile Driving (1)
CARPT 248 Wharfage and Marine Structures (1)
CARPT 249 Welding III: Advanced SMAW (1.5)
CARPT 250 Introduction to Structural Blueprints & Layout Instruments (1.5)
CARPT 251 Advanced Structural Blueprints and Bridge Building (1.5)
CARPT 252 Falsework, Shoring, and Heavy Timber Framing (1.5)
CARPT 253 Advanced Formwork (1.5)
CARPT 254 Welding IV: SMAW 4G Certification (1.5)
CARPT 255 Welding V: FCAW 3G Certification (1.5)
CARPT 256 Welding VI: FCAW 4G Certification (1.5)
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 29

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Pile Driver apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the pile driver's tools of the trade.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.
  • analyze and interpret construction blueprints.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction, and utilities.


Plumbers/Pipefitters Apprenticeship Certificate

This certificate includes the training for plumbers to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) journey worker guidelines for the plumbers apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
PLUMB 100 Introduction to the Trade 4.5
PLUMB 110 Plumbing Science, Fixtures, and Rigging 4
PLUMB 120 Gas Welding and Brazing 2
PLUMB 121 Basic Arc Welding and Drawings 4
PLUMB 122 Advanced Arc Welding 2
PLUMB 130 Gas and Water Supply 4.5
PLUMB 140 Advanced Drawings and Drainage 4
PLUMB 150 Steamfitting and Pipefitting 6
PLUMB 160 Uniform Plumbing Code and Medical Gas 5.5
PLUMB 170 Job Supervision and Foreman Training 4
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 56.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Plumbers and Pipefitters apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • apply hot pass and cover pass procedures.
  • perform pipe weld methods in the 2G, 5G, and 6G positions.
  • identify personality traits to work effectively with others.
  • negotiate difficult workplace situations.
  • practice conflict resolution.
  • evaluate and develop project schedules.
  • draft and properly complete construction documents.
  • demonstrate uphill pipe welding method.
  • list National Inspection Testing Certification (NITC) requirements for medical gas systems.
  • demonstrate ability to apply applicable plumbing codes.

Career Information

Plumbers and pipefitters are in high demand. The plumber and pipefitters industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the plumbing industry.


Plumbers/Pipefitters Apprenticeship Level I Certificate

This certificate includes the training for plumbers to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level I guidelines for the plumbers apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
PLUMB 100 Introduction to the Trade 4.5
PLUMB 110 Plumbing Science, Fixtures, and Rigging 4
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 12.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Plumbers and Pipefitters apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate use of mathematics related to the plumbing industry.
  • calculate pipe measurements.
  • understand basic safety practices on the jobsite as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's regulations.
  • demonstrate safe rigging practices, including hand and voice signals.
  • understand scientific and mechanical principles applicable to plumbing.
  • describe the operating principles of plumbing fixtures.

Career Information

Plumbers and pipe-fitters are in high demand. The plumber and pipefitters industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry.


Plumbers/Pipefitters Apprenticeship Level II Certificate

This certificate includes the training for plumbers to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level II guidelines for the plumbers apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 12.5 units from the following: 12.5
Plumbers/Pipefitters Apprenticeship Level I
PLUMB 120 Gas Welding and Brazing 2
PLUMB 121 Basic Arc Welding and Drawings 4
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 22.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Plumbers and Pipefitters apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safety procedures related to welding, brazing, burning, and soldering.
  • demonstrate proper welding skills per industry standards.
  • interpret blueprint drawings and welding symbols.
  • classify piping layouts.
  • create isometric drawings of piping systems.
  • identify piping and fixture support.

Career Information

Plumbers and pipefitters are in high demand. The plumber and pipefitters industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the plumbing industry.


Plumbers/Pipefitters Apprenticeship Level III Certificate

This certificate includes the training for plumbers to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level III guidelines for the plumbers apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 22.5 units from the following: 22.5
Plumbers/Pipefitters Apprenticeship Level II
PLUMB 130 Gas and Water Supply 4.5
PLUMB 140 Advanced Drawings and Drainage 4
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 35

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Plumbers and Pipefitters apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • identify water treatment purification practices.
  • design, lay out, and build commercial water supply systems.
  • define thermal expansion and pressure control.
  • identify properties of gas.
  • identify traps and vents in drainage systems.
  • understand building drawing and project specifications.

Career Information

Plumbers and pipefitters are in high demand. The plumber and pipefitters industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the plumbing industry.


Plumbers/Pipefitters Apprenticeship Level IV Certificate

This certificate includes the training for plumbers to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level IV guidelines for the plumbers apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 35 units from the following: 35
Plumbers/Pipefitters Apprenticeship Level III
PLUMB 150 Steamfitting and Pipefitting 6
PLUMB 160 Uniform Plumbing Code and Medical Gas 5.5
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 50.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Plumbers and Pipefitters apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices related to steam and hydronic heating and cooling systems.
  • identify steam piping systems.
  • identify hydronic piping systems.
  • define terminology used in the Uniform Plumbing Code.
  • apply safety practices in a health care facility.
  • list National Inspection Testing Certification (NITC) requirements for medical gas systems.

Career Information

Plumbers and pipefitters are in high demand. The plumber and pipefitters industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the plumbing industry.


Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate

This program prepares students for entry into an apprenticeship program in the commercial and industrial building and construction industries. Topics include Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) processes, green technologies, green building techniques, infrastructure, and transportation projects.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
PREAP 111 Infrastructure Pre-Apprenticeship 7
PREAP 141 Green Technology Pre-Apprenticeship 7
FITNS 101 Green Technology Workforce Wellness 1
FITNS 102 Infrastructure Workforce Wellness 1
Total Units: 16

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • describe basic skills required for the construction of roads, bridges, levees, and rail.
  • describe the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating process.
  • identify green alternatives to conventional building practices and describe the pros and cons of those alternatives.
  • apply proper lifting/movement techniques applicable to green technology workforce occupations.
  • determine the validity of fitness and health information using the scientific method and the relationship between scientific research and established knowledge.
  • implement a personal fitness plan using proper strength and cardiovascular training.

Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship Certificate

This certificate includes the training for refrigeration to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) journey worker guidelines for the refrigeration apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
PLUMB 101 Introduction to the Refrigeration Fitter Apprenticeship 4.5
PLUMB 120 Gas Welding and Brazing 2
PLUMB 161 HVACR Start, Test, and Balance 4
PLUMB 162 Refrigeration and Customer Service 6
PLUMB 180 Supermarket Refrigeration 4
PLUMB 181 Refrigeration Controls and Electrical Troubleshooting 3.5
PLUMB 182 Refrigeration and Hydronics Piping 4.5
PLUMB 190 Air Conditioning Pneumatic and Process Controls 4.5
PLUMB 191 Electrical and Direct Digital Controls 4
PLUMB 192 Pneumatic Controls and Computer Literacy 4
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 57

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Refrigeration Service Technician apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • explain safety hazards with Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Refrigeration (HVACR) systems.
  • explain proper design, testing, and balancing of air distribution.
  • demonstrate the testing of fluid flow in piping systems.
  • explain electrical principles necessary for startup and testing.
  • identify proper documentation requirements to report findings during start, test, and balance operations.
  • prepare for the proctored UA STAR exam.
  • describe methods of maximizing energy efficiency of existing Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Refrigeration (HVACR) equipment.
  • demonstrate a service technician's role in customer service.
  • list conditions of air on a psychrometric chart.
  • identify jobsite hazards.

Career Information

Refrigeration technicians are in high demand. The refrigeration industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the refrigeration industry.


Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship Level I Certificate

This certificate includes the training for refrigeration to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level I guidelines for the refrigeration apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
PLUMB 101 Introduction to the Refrigeration Fitter Apprenticeship 4.5
PLUMB 162 Refrigeration and Customer Service 6
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 14.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Refrigeration Service Technician apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • classify piping layouts.
  • create isometric drawings of piping systems.
  • demonstrate working knowledge of Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Refrigeration (HVACR) related science.
  • understand the EPA 608 certification requirements.

Career Information

Refrigeration technicians are in high demand. The refrigeration industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the refrigeration industry.


Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship Level II Certificate

This certificate includes the training for refrigeration to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level II guidelines for the refrigeration apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 14.5 units from the following: 14.5
Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship Level I
PLUMB 120 Gas Welding and Brazing 2
PLUMB 180 Supermarket Refrigeration 4
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 24.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Refrigeration Service Technician apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • interpret blueprint drawings and welding symbols.
  • demonstrate hot gas defrost operations.
  • demonstrate electrical defrost operations.
  • describe pump down systems operations.
  • understand the EPA 608 certification requirements.

Career Information

Refrigeration technicians are in high demand. The refrigeration industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the refrigeration industry.


Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship Level III Certificate

This certificate includes the training for refrigeration to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level III guidelines for the refrigeration apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 24.5 units from the following: 24.5
Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship Level II
PLUMB 181 Refrigeration Controls and Electrical Troubleshooting 3.5
PLUMB 190 Air Conditioning Pneumatic and Process Controls 4.5
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 36.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Refrigeration Service Technician apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • explain the fundamentals of the vapor refrigeration cycle.
  • demonstrate the use of the pressure enthalpy diagram.
  • list appropriate customer relation behaviors.
  • read schematic electrical diagrams.
  • compare direct and alternating currents.
  • identify symbols in an electrical wire diagram.

Career Information

Refrigeration technicians are in high demand. The refrigeration industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the refrigeration industry.


Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship Level IV Certificate

This certificate includes the training for refrigeration to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level IV guidelines for the refrigeration apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 36.5 units from the following: 36.5
Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship Level III
PLUMB 191 Electrical and Direct Digital Controls 4
PLUMB 192 Pneumatic Controls and Computer Literacy 4
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 48.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered Refrigeration Service Technician apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • adjust and calibrate a variable air volume (VAV) box.
  • build control panels.
  • design a pneumatic control system.
  • create a wiring ladder diagram.
  • demonstrate the use of automatic systems inputs and outputs.
  • perform building automation system (BAS) installation, wiring, and testing.
  • apply safety guidelines to electrical control systems.

Career Information

Refrigeration technicians are in high demand. The refrigeration industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the refrigeration industry.


Residential/Commercial Electrician Trainee Certificate

This program provides instruction in the installation, operation, and maintenance of the electrical distribution systems in residential and commercial sites. Topics include safety training, AC/DC electrical theory, metering, electronics, use of electrical codes, raceways, conductors, grounding, motors, transformers, fire alarm systems, fiber optics, and Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems. It complies with state regulations to become an electrician trainee.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ELTRN 110 Electrician Trainee I 4
ELTRN 111 Electrician Trainee II 4
ELTRN 120 Electrician Trainee III 4
ELTRN 121 Electrician Trainee IV 4
ELTRN 130 Electrician Trainee V 4
ELTRN 131 Electrician Trainee VI 4
ELTRN 180 Electrical Workers State Certification Preparation 4.5
Total Units: 28.5

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • apply residential and commercial safety procedures on job-sites.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national, state, and local electrical codes.
  • apply electrical mathematics in calculating AC/DC series, parallel, and combination circuits.
  • identify different wiring methods for conductors, cables, and conduits.
  • analyze functions of blueprints, specifications, schedules, addenda, and revisions in construction.
  • describe the function, operation, and characteristics of a system and individual components of the system such as burglar alarms, fire alarms, information transport, HVAC, etc.

Career Information

Upon completion of the Residential/Commercial Electrician Trainee program, students may find employment in the following industry sectors: government, residential and commercial construction and maintenance, utilities, and facilities management.


Scaffold Erector Apprenticeship Certificate

This program concentrates on training scaffold erector apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, welding, and proper scaffold erection.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 18.5 units from the following: 18.5
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 107 Rigging (1.5)
CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 260 Introduction to Scaffolds and Confined Space (1.5)
CARPT 261 Welded Frame and Mobile Tower Scaffold (1.5)
CARPT 262 System Scaffold (1.5)
CARPT 263 Hazard Awareness for Scaffold Erectors (1.5)
CARPT 264 Suspended Scaffolds and Shoring Systems (1)
CARPT 265 Tube and Clamp Scaffold (1)
CARPT 266 Blueprint Reading for Scaffold Erectors (1.5)
CARPT 268 Welding II (1.5)
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 34.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Scaffold Erector apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the scaffold erector's tools of the trade.
  • interpret and apply national building codes relating to scaffold erection.
  • interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various project types.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction and maintenance, utilities, and facilities management.


Scaffold Erector Level I Certificate

This certificate includes the training for scaffold erectors to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level I guidelines for the scaffold erectors apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 5 units from the following: 5
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 107 Rigging (1.5)
CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 260 Introduction to Scaffolds and Confined Space (1.5)
CARPT 261 Welded Frame and Mobile Tower Scaffold (1.5)
CARPT 262 System Scaffold (1.5)
CARPT 263 Hazard Awareness for Scaffold Erectors (1.5)
CARPT 264 Suspended Scaffolds and Shoring Systems (1)
CARPT 265 Tube and Clamp Scaffold (1)
CARPT 266 Blueprint Reading for Scaffold Erectors (1.5)
CARPT 268 Welding II (1.5)
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 9

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Scaffold Erector apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the scaffold erector's tools of the trade.

Career Information

Upon completion of the scaffold erector apprenticeship certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction and maintenance, utilities, and facilities management.


Scaffold Erector Level II Certificate

This certificate includes the training for scaffold erectors to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level II guidelines for the scaffold erectors apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 10 units from the following: 10
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 107 Rigging (1.5)
CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 260 Introduction to Scaffolds and Confined Space (1.5)
CARPT 261 Welded Frame and Mobile Tower Scaffold (1.5)
CARPT 262 System Scaffold (1.5)
CARPT 263 Hazard Awareness for Scaffold Erectors (1.5)
CARPT 264 Suspended Scaffolds and Shoring Systems (1)
CARPT 265 Tube and Clamp Scaffold (1)
CARPT 266 Blueprint Reading for Scaffold Erectors (1.5)
CARPT 268 Welding II (1.5)
A minimum of 8 units from the following: 8
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 18

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Scaffold Erector apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the scaffold erector's tools of the trade.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Upon completion of the scaffold erector apprenticeship certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction and maintenance, utilities, and facilities management.


Scaffold Erector Level III Certificate

This certificate includes the training for scaffold erectors to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Level III guidelines for the scaffold erectors apprenticeship program.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
A minimum of 15 units from the following: 15
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice (1.5)
CARPT 107 Rigging (1.5)
CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice (1.5)
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential (1.5)
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial (1.5)
CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting (1.5)
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade (1.5)
CARPT 260 Introduction to Scaffolds and Confined Space (1.5)
CARPT 261 Welded Frame and Mobile Tower Scaffold (1.5)
CARPT 262 System Scaffold (1.5)
CARPT 263 Hazard Awareness for Scaffold Erectors (1.5)
CARPT 264 Suspended Scaffolds and Shoring Systems (1)
CARPT 265 Tube and Clamp Scaffold (1)
CARPT 266 Blueprint Reading for Scaffold Erectors (1.5)
CARPT 268 Welding II (1.5)
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 27

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Scaffold Erector apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the scaffold erector's tools of the trade.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various project types.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction and maintenance, utilities, and facilities management.


Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Level I Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level I requirements for the sheet metal industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial sheet metal processes, building codes, estimation, and various sheet metal topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
SHME 100 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship I 3.5
SHME 101 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship II 3.5
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
SHME 298 Work Experience in Sheet Metal Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 11

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered sheet metal apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • analyze and avoid unsafe conditions and unsafe acts, and observe safety laws and regulations.
  • describe general Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements on construction job sites.
  • demonstrate basic drafting skills and use of drafting tools.
  • demonstrate proper soldering on sheet metal fabrication.
  • identify and define plan view, elevation view and develop a profile in a sheet metal layout project.

Career Information

Sheet metal technicians are in high demand. The sheet metal industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the sheet metal industry.


Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Level II Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level II requirements for the sheet metal industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial sheet metal processes, building codes, estimation, and various sheet metal topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
SHME 110 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship III 3.5
SHME 111 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship IV 3.5
A minimum of 11 units from the following: 11
Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Level I Certificate
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
SHME 298 Work Experience in Sheet Metal Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 22

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered sheet metal apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Apply mathematics to fabricate complex sheet metal fittings.
  • Draft and fabricate round duct fittings.
  • Identify hidden job costs and assemble a simple bid.
  • Demonstrate proper mitering of flashing and gutter products.
  • Identify and demonstrate proper installation procedures for fire and smoke dampers.
  • Identify safe rigging practices.

Career Information

Sheet metal technicians are in high demand. The sheet metal industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the sheet metal industry.


Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Level III Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level III requirements for the sheet metal industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial sheet metal processes, building codes, estimation, and various sheet metal topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
SHME 120 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship V 3.5
SHME 121 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship VI 3.5
A minimum of 20 units from the following: 20
Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Level II Certificate
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
SHME 298 Work Experience in Sheet Metal Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 31

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered sheet metal apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • measure the moisture content of air and relative humidity using a sling psychrometer and a psychometric chart.
  • calculate ventilation requirements for a given space.
  • demonstrate the use of an air duct calculator to design a duct system.
  • identify and avoid unsafe conditions and unsafe acts, and observe safety laws and regulations on construction job sites.
  • demonstrate proper layout of a roof curb and duct penetrations.

Career Information

Sheet metal technicians are in high demand. The sheet metal industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the sheet metal industry.


Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Level IV Certificate

This program concentrates on training apprentices to the level IV requirements for the sheet metal industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial sheet metal processes, building codes, estimation, and various sheet metal topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
SHME 130 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship VII 3.5
SHME 131 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship VIII 3.5
A minimum of 30 units from the following: 30
Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Level III Certificate
A minimum of 4 units from the following: 4
SHME 298 Work Experience in Sheet Metal Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 41

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered sheet metal apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • calculate air system pressure, balancing and sizing to specified requirements.
  • assemble a shop fabrication order from given drawings, blueprints and specifications.
  • demonstrate the drafting, layout and installation of rooftop steel.
  • demonstrate testing of an HVAC system to calculate specified air balance.
  • identify code violations in mechanical design based on the Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC).

Career Information

Sheet metal technicians are in high demand. The sheet metal industry is not able to hire the amount of certified employees needed to fill the workforce and meet the needs of the industry. Students that are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the sheet metal industry.


Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Certificate

The Sheet Metal Apprenticeship certificate concentrates on training apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial processes, building codes, estimation, and various sheet metal topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
SHME 100 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship I 3.5
SHME 101 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship II 3.5
SHME 110 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship III 3.5
SHME 111 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship IV 3.5
SHME 120 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship V 3.5
SHME 121 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship VI 3.5
SHME 130 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship VII 3.5
SHME 131 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship VIII 3.5
SHME 140 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship IX 3.5
SHME 141 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship X 3.5
SHME 150 Sheet Metal Welding I 2.5
SHME 151 Sheet Metal Welding II 2.5
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
SHME 298 Work Experience in Sheet Metal Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 56

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the sheet metal worker's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to sheet metal construction.
  • analyze and interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • acquire skills and knowledge to make a successful transition to a journey-level position in the sheet metal worker trade.
  • demonstrate the ability to apply mathematical concepts to the sheet metal trade.
  • demonstrate proficiency in the principles, concepts and applications in metal fabrication methods.

Career Information

Upon completion of the Sheet Metal Apprenticeship certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction and maintenance, utilities, and facilities management.


Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship Certificate

The Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship certificate concentrates on training apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction and the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industries. This program has been approved by the State of California Department of Apprenticeship Standards. Training emphasis includes safety, blueprint reading, residential and commercial processes, building codes, estimation, and various sheet metal topics. It includes the servicing, start-up, and balancing of HVAC systems.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
SHME 100 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship I 3.5
SHME 101 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship II 3.5
SHME 110 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship III 3.5
SHME 111 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship IV 3.5
SMTEC 100 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship I 2.5
SMTEC 101 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship II 2.5
SMTEC 110 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship III 2.5
SMTEC 111 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship IV 2.5
SMTEC 120 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship V 2.5
SMTEC 121 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship VI 2.5
SMTEC 130 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship VII 2.5
SMTEC 131 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship VIII 2.5
SMTEC 140 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship IX 2.5
SMTEC 141 Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship X 2.5
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
SHME 298 Work Experience in Sheet Metal Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 55

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the sheet metal worker's tools of the trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to sheet metal and mechanical construction.
  • analyze and interpret residential and commercial construction blueprints.
  • demonstrate the proper start-up and balancing of different HVAC systems.
  • demonstrate troubleshooting techniques on various HVAC systems.

Career Information

Upon completion of the Sheet Metal Service Technician Apprenticeship certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential and commercial construction and maintenance, HVAC servicing, utilities, facilities management, and central plant operations.


Shingler Certificate

This program concentrates on training shingler apprentices to the specific levels required for the construction industry and has been approved by the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards. It includes safety, blueprint reading, commercial construction processes, building codes, estimation, and various shingler topics.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice 1.5
CARPT 107 Rigging 1.5
CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential 1.5
CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial 1.5
CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade 1.5
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship (0.5 - 4)
Total Units: 19.5

Enrollment Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a state registered Carpenter's apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate safe working practices in a field construction environment.
  • demonstrate proper selection, use, care, preparation, and handling of the tools used in the shingler trade.
  • analyze, interpret, and apply national building codes relating to a shingler.
  • analyze and interpret construction blueprints.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct various project types.
  • identify and select appropriate materials for each phase of construction.

Career Information

Upon completion of this certificate, students may find employment in the following sectors: government, residential, and commercial construction.

Certificates

Green Technology Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate

This certificate prepares students for entry into an apprenticeship program in the commercial and industrial building and construction industries. Topics include green building practices, construction job site safety requirements, construction mathematics, and apprenticeship entry requirements.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
FITNS 101 Green Technology Workforce Wellness 11
PREAP 141 Green Technology Pre-Apprenticeship 7
Total Units: 8

1This course replaces FITNS 358

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • explain safety regulations and safe working conditions for apprenticeship training.
  • identify construction practices used by different building trades such as sheet metal workers, electricians, plumbers, pipe-fitters, and carpenters.
  • describe the life cycle phases of a building and impacts on the green environment over its life cycle.

Infrastructure Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate

This certificate prepares students for entry into an apprenticeship program in the infrastructure industries such as bridge, levee, and road construction. Topics include bridge construction practices, construction job site safety requirements, construction mathematics, and apprenticeship entry requirements.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
FITNS 102 Infrastructure Workforce Wellness 1
PREAP 111 Infrastructure Pre-Apprenticeship 7
Total Units: 8

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • explain safety regulations and safe working conditions for apprenticeship training.
  • identify construction practices used by different building trades such as carpenters, bricklayers, pile-drivers, cement masons, laborers, operating engineers, and surveyors.
  • describe the construction processes involved in a typical bridge building.

Utilities Worker Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate

This certificate prepares students for entry into an apprenticeship program in the utility industry. Topics include job-site safety requirements, electrical and gas principles, blueprint reading, electrical power distribution, utility pole climbing, and apprenticeship preparation.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2021

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
PREAP 122 Pre-Apprenticeship for Utility Workers 8
MATH 145 Mathematics for the Trades 1.5
FITNS 100 Utility Workforce Wellness 1
Total Units: 10.5

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • explain electrical fundamentals such as Ohm's and Watt's Law.
  • define terms and vocabulary used in the utility industry.
  • explain electrical and gas distribution for the utility industry.
  • identify safety laws, regulations, and safe working conditions for apprenticeship.
  • describe effective conflict resolution methods.
  • describe the functions of transformers, electrical generators, and electrical equipment.

Career Information

This program provides opportunities for entry into the utility industry where there is high demand for trained entry level workers.