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. Apprentice classes meet three to eight hours per week and yield two to six units of credit. Joint Apprenticeship Committees 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.
Information for entry into apprenticeship programs may be obtained from the college coordinator of apprenticeship training. Interested persons are encouraged to apply for any of these programs and may contact the Bakersfield College Apprenticeship Department at (661) 395-4408 for further information.
Upon successful completion, the student will:
Upon completion of graduation requirements and the required degree courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Apprenticeship Associate of Arts Degree.
|Apprenticeship classes for duration of apprentice period (45 units maximum)||12-45|
|Work Experience (4 Semesters, 16 units max)||4-16|
|Related technical subjects as recommended by JAC||0-6|
In addition, students must comply with the requirements as shown in the catalog under Graduation Requirement. The department can assist the student in planning for the AA degree