Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College Administration Building


Apprenticeship Courses are designed for indentured apprentices under the Shelly-Maloney California Apprenticeship Standards Act. The Apprentice agreement states that the student will supplement on-the-job training with related classrom instruction during each year of apprenticeship.

Apprentice class meet three to eight hours per week and yeild two to six units of credit. Joint Apprenticeship committees administering each program are composed of represention from labor, management, California State Divsion of Apprenticeship Standards, and Bakersfield College.

These committees adopt state approved standards for operation and assure equal opportunity for applicants. Related training in apprenticable occcupations, 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 BC Apprenticeship Coordinator at 395-4408 for futher information.

Our Faculty & Staff

Name Email Phone Office
Jesse Roman, Plumbers 661-589-3824 6820 Meany Ave.
Vern Shaffer, Sheet Metal 661-323-4461 620 Enterprise Way
Kathy Melson, Dept. Assistant 661-395-4408 INDT 1
Kern Community College District