Sheet Metal Workers perform architectural sheet metal work, fabrication, installation, and service of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, shipbuilding, rail work and more. Learn about their apprenticeship program and careers.
Piping professionals provide San Diego with the complex systems responsible for potable water, sanitation, medical gas, heating, cooling, and purity piping for the pharmaceutical and micro-electronic industries. Learn about their apprenticeship program and careers.
Tour the electrical worker apprenticeship program - the Electrical Training Institute - which prepares both Inside Wiremen and Telecommunications Workers through a blend of on-the-job and classroom instruction.
Tour the facility of the Sheet Metal Workers' apprenticeship program which provides classroom instruction and on-the-job training in blueprint reading, sketching and drafting, CAD, welding, testing and balancing air systems, HVAC service, and green technology.
Tour the facility of Southwest Carpenter's Apprenticeship program, which trains professional carpenters, acoustical installers, drywall applicators, floor layers, insulators, lathers, millwrights, pile drivers, plasterers, scaffolders, and more.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 2021
ETI provides apprentices hands-on training with professional equipment to develop the next generation of skilled wireman and sound electricians. Their apprenticeships are tuition-free and last 4-5 years.
The AGC San Diego chapter works to improve the skillsets, knowledge, and use of the latest technology of our regional general contractors and boasts the state’s first and largest open-shop apprenticeship program.
Apprentices complete 4 years of classes and 160 hours per year training in conjunction with full time work on a construction site. Like other programs, apprentices are paid throughout the program and receive wage increases as they accumulate more experience and training.
“Sheet metal” refers to any metal that can be formed into flat pieces. Sheet metal workers cut, roll, bend, and shape these pieces to make a wide variety of objects such as ductwork, airplane wings, car bodies, refrigeration units, medical tables, storage units, building facades, and signs. Their apprenticeship includes 1000 hours of training and work on job sites.
Able Disabled Advocacy's YouthBuild Apprenticeship
A program for young adults ages 17 – 24 who have previously quit school to help them earn a high school diploma or GED and start a career. Participants complete projects and training to obtain professional certifications in construction or computer technology.
San Diego County Office of Education 6401 Linda Vista Road San Diego, CA 92111 858-292-3500