Chaffey College

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Chaffey College Apprenticeship Program

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  • Chaffey College
  • 5885 Haven Avenue
  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
  • Contact: Ashley Gonzalez
  • ashley.gonzalez@chaffey.edu
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Meet Your Apprenticeship Team

  • Laura Alvarado

    Director of Workforce Development

    Laura Alvarado has been with Chaffey College for 18 years and joined the Economic Development team in January 2023. She has managed partnership programs delivering quality community college education in co-located environments such as prisons, adult schools, industry, and libraries for the past eight years. Most recently she implemented recently passed SB 554 (adult dual enrollment), at Chaffey College while presenting and consulting statewide guiding educational stakeholders in establishing programs. She is responsible for managing workforce development programs and services including apprenticeship/pre-apprenticeships, adult education, noncredit and grant-funded programs.

  • Ashley Gonzalez

    Ashley Gonzalez

    Apprenticeship and Workforce Program Coordinator

    Ashley Gonzalez has been on the InTech team since December 2021. She is responsible for the coordination of all Apprenticeship programs and the coordination of a new pilot program to engage and educate youth on apprenticeship in the Inland Empire.

  • Program 1/4

    General Automotive Service Technician (Automotive Industry Sector) Apprenticeship Program

    18 - 24 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.

    • AUTOTEC-450 General Automotive Technician A
    • AUTOTEC-455 General Automotive Technician B
    • Work Experience course

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

    • Must have a California drivers license
    • Master Tech apprenticeship applicant must have completed courses AUTOTEC-450 and AUTOTEC-455
    • Master Tech apprenticeship applicant must be employed in the Automotive Industry as a technician
  • Program 2/4

    Master Automotive Technician (Automotive Industry Sector) Apprenticeship Program COMING SOON

    24 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

    • 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.

    • AUTOTEC-423
    • AUTOTEC-432
    • AUTOTEC-427
    • AUTOTEC-429
    • Work Experience Course

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

    • Must have a California drivers license
    • Master Tech apprenticeship applicant must have completed courses AUTOTEC-450 and AUTOTEC-455
    • Master Tech apprenticeship applicant must be employed in the Automotive Industry as a technician
  • Program 3/4

    Cybersecurity (IT/Cybersecurity Industry Sector) Pre-Apprenticeship Program COMING SOON

    Unspecified months to complete the program

    Access to this program is typically open to:

    • 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?

    • Under Development
  • Program 4/4

    Cybersecurity Support Technician (IT/Cybersecurity Industry Sector) Apprenticeship Program COMING SOON

    24 months to complete the program

    Access to this program is typically open to:

    • Current employees

      Incumbent workers referred to the program by their employer

    • Current Students

      Students enrolling in the program needing placement with an employer

    • 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?

    • Under Development

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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.