Barstow Community College

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Barstow Community College Apprenticeship Program

Become an Apprentice
  • Barstow Community College
  • 2700 Barstow Road
  • Barstow, CA 92311
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Meet Your Apprenticeship Team

  • Dr. Crystal Nasio

    Dr. Crystal Nasio

    Executive Dean of Strategic Partnerships & Workforce Development

    Dr. Crystal Nasio has nearly two decades progressive administrative experience in higher education and nine years as a Chief Academic at various higher education levels including public and private colleges with four-year, two year and diploma programs. She has expertise in academic leadership, program and curriculum development, planning, budgeting, organizing, reviewing and coordinating the academics endeavors of single and multi-campus initiatives. Her transformational leadership style creates a collaborative environment with faculty and other administrators to uphold the College's policies, state and federal regulations and to move forward the mission and strategic goals of the institution.

  • Program 1/5

    Automotive Technician and Mechanic Certificate (Automotive Industry Sector) Apprenticeship Program

    12 months to complete the program

    Access to this program is typically open to:

    • Current employees

      Incumbent workers referred to the program by their employer

      Individuals with specified industry or academic credential required prior to entry

    • Current Students

      Students enrolling in the program needing placement with an employer

    • Entry-Level Job Seekers

      Entry-level job seekers with no previous experience

    • General

      Workers with experience in the industry prior to apprenticeship
      Individuals who previously completed specified apprenticeship or pre-apprenticeship

    The courses required

    The courses required to complete the program are listed here. Many other courses of Related Instruction are also available and subject to apprenticeship waiver of fees.

    • AUTO 51A Introduction to Automotive Technology
    • AUTO 52 Automotive Electrical Systems
    • AUTO 53 Automotive Transmissions and Transaxles
    • AUTO 54 Automotive Brakes
    • AUTO 55 Suspension and Steering
    • AUTO 56 Engine Performance

    Are there pre-conditions for entry into the Program or for apprentice job placement in this Industry Sector?

    • Must have a California drivers license
  • Program 2/5

    Diesel Technology Certificate (Automotive Industry Sector) Apprenticeship Program COMING SOON

    12 months to complete the program

    Access to this program is typically open to:

    • Current employees

      Incumbent workers referred to the program by their employer

      Individuals with specified industry or academic credential required prior to entry

    • Current Students

      Students enrolling in the program needing placement with an employer

    • Entry-Level Job Seekers

      Entry-level job seekers with no previous experience

    • General

      Workers with experience in the industry prior to apprenticeship
      Individuals who previously completed specified apprenticeship or pre-apprenticeship

    The courses required

    The courses required to complete the program are listed here. Many other courses of Related Instruction are also available and subject to apprenticeship waiver of fees.

    • DESL 63 Diesel Engine Fundamentals
    • DESL 64 Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
    • DESL 65 Diesel Starting, Charging, and Electrical Systems
    • DESL 67 Diesel Engine Auxiliary Systems
    • DESL 70 Steering, Suspension, and Brakes

    Are there pre-conditions for entry into the Program or for apprentice job placement in this Industry Sector?

    • Must have a California drivers license
  • Program 3/5

    Industrial Maintenance Electrician (Industrial Technologies and Advanced Manufacturing Industry Sector) Apprenticeship Program COMING SOON

    12 months to complete the program

    Access to this program is typically open to:

    • Current employees

      Incumbent workers referred to the program by their employer

      Individuals with specified industry or academic credential required prior to entry

    • Current Students

      Students enrolling in the program needing placement with an employer

    • Entry-Level Job Seekers

      Entry-level job seekers with no previous experience

    • General

      Workers with experience in the industry prior to apprenticeship
      Individuals who previously completed specified apprenticeship or pre-apprenticeship

    The courses required

    The courses required to complete the program are listed here. Many other courses of Related Instruction are also available and subject to apprenticeship waiver of fees.

    • Under Development

    Are there pre-conditions for entry into the Program or for apprentice job placement in this Industry Sector?

    • Must complete an introductory course at the school
    • Employers may require drug test and background check
  • Program 4/5

    Industrial Mechanic (Industrial Technologies and Advanced Manufacturing Industry Sector) Apprenticeship Program COMING SOON

    12 months to complete the program

    Access to this program is typically open to:

    • Current employees

      Incumbent workers referred to the program by their employer

      Individuals with specified industry or academic credential required prior to entry

    • Current Students

      Students enrolling in the program needing placement with an employer

    • Entry-Level Job Seekers

      Entry-level job seekers with no previous experience

    • General

      Workers with experience in the industry prior to apprenticeship
      Individuals who previously completed specified apprenticeship or pre-apprenticeship

    The courses required

    The courses required to complete the program are listed here. Many other courses of Related Instruction are also available and subject to apprenticeship waiver of fees.

    • Under Development

    Are there pre-conditions for entry into the Program or for apprentice job placement in this Industry Sector?

    • Must complete an introductory course at the school
    • Employers may require drug test and background check
  • Program 5/5

    Mechatronics Technician (Industrial Technologies and Advanced Manufacturing Industry Sector) Pre-Apprenticeship Program COMING SOON

    12 months to complete the program

    Access to this program is typically open to:

    • Current employees

      Incumbent workers referred to the program by their employer

      Individuals with specified industry or academic credential required prior to entry

    • Current Students

      Students enrolling in the program needing placement with an employer

    • Entry-Level Job Seekers

      Entry-level job seekers with no previous experience

    • General

      Workers with experience in the industry prior to apprenticeship
      Individuals who previously completed specified apprenticeship or pre-apprenticeship

    The courses required

    The courses required to complete the program are listed here. Many other courses of Related Instruction are also available and subject to apprenticeship waiver of fees.

    • Under Development

    Are there pre-conditions for entry into the Program or for apprentice job placement in this Industry Sector?

    • Must complete an introductory course at the school
    • Employers may require drug test and background check

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Application Process

The Next Step

Welcome to the Application Process for becoming an Apprentice. We are thrilled that you're considering joining our team of skilled professionals. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you through the application:

1. Fill out the Online Application:

Begin your journey by completing our user-friendly online application form

2. Interview:

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview to discuss their passion for the automotive industry, technical knowledge, and commitment to becoming an apprentice.

3. Final Selection:

Once the application process is complete, successful candidates will be notified, and we will work together to initiate your apprenticeship journey.