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Apprenticeship courses are designed for indentured apprentices under the Shelley-Maloney California Apprenticeship Standards Act.

The Apprentice Agreement states that the student will supplement on-the-job training with related classroom instruction during each year of apprenticeship.

Joint Apprenticeship Committees (JAC) administering each program are composed of representation from labor, management, California State Division of Apprenticeship Standards, and Bakersfield College. These committees adopt state approved standards for operation and assure equal opportunity for applicants. Related training in apprenticeable occupations, in addition to those listed below, may be offered as the need arises.

For information on apprenticeship programs, application process, or a list of approved courses contact the Bakersfield College Apprenticeship Department at (661) 395-4408 or for further information.

Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeship Programs in Development

  • Information Technology Project Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Digital Marketer
  • Perioperative Nurse
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse to Registered Nurse Bridge
  • Office Technician
  • Staff Services Analyst
  • Personnel Specialist

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Academic Department: Applied Science & Technology

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Apprenticeship Staff

Bakersfield College Apprenticeship Council

Are you an employer, educator, intermediary, or other community-based organization looking to partner or become part of our Bakersfield College Apprenticeship Council? Please contact us at for more information!


  1. Apply to Bakersfield College to receive a student ID number.
  2. Complete the Bakersfield College Apprenticeship Program Interest Form. A staff member will contact you following completion of the form.
  3. During a call with a staff member, you will discuss options and identify program interests. The staff member will work with the employer of record for consideration into the program. You will be contacted after the employer responds to identify the next steps.



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