Mt. San Antonio College

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Mt. San Antonio College Apprenticeship Program

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  • Mt. San Antonio College
  • 1100 North Grand Avenue
  • Walnut, CA 91789
  • Contact: Shelly Laddusaw
  • sladdusaw@mtsac.edu
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Meet Your Apprenticeship Team

  • Shelly Laddusaw

    Apprenticeship Manager

    Shelly has been employed with Mt. San Antonio College for the past 6 ½ years.  She is currently a Special Project Manager developing healthcare apprenticeships in the School of Continuing Education.  Previously, she was a Coordinator in the Short-Term Vocational Department. She enjoys volunteering for many campus activities and events and is a proud member of the Basic Needs Committee on campus. 

    Prior to joining Mt. SAC, Shelly was the School to Career Liaison and Business Development Strategist at La Puente Valley ROP; worked at the SELACO WIB, where she administered a State discretionary grant and research project on the long-term unemployed population; was the Training and Services Manager at LA Works, a workforce development agency. She has over 25 years of workforce development and higher education experience in developing and implementing programs for Adults and Youth and developing and sustaining employer/community partnerships.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Cal Poly Pomona.

  • Program 1/2

    Pharmacy Technician

    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

    • Current Students

      Students enrolling in the program needing placement with an employer

    • Entry-Level Job Seekers

      Entry-level job seekers with no previous experience

    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.

    • Pharmacy Tech 1
    • Pharmacy Tech 2
    • Pharmacy Tech 3 (externship)
    • Transitional Math for Health Careers
    • Other courses of Related Instruction may also be available and subject to apprenticeship waiver of fees.

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

    • Individuals must be 18 years or older and be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
    • Possession of a California drivers license would be preferred.
    • Employers may require drug test and background check. Students cannot have a criminal record.
    • A livescan submission is required when they apply for their State Board of Pharmacy License.
    • Students must have a SS # or Tax ID for employment.
    • Students must attend a mandatory information session.
  • Program 2/2

    Medical Assistant

    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

    • Entry-Level Job Seekers

      Entry-level job seekers with no previous experience

    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.

    • Medical Assistant
    • Health Careers Employability Skills
    • Other courses of Related Instruction may also be available and subject to apprenticeship waiver of fees.
    • Suggested Courses: Basic Anatomy and Physiology Medical Terminology and Health Careers Skills Lab; after completing this course, the student is eligible to sit for the National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) test. If they pass the exam, they receive the NCMA Certification.

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

    • Individuals should be 18 years or older but with parent approval, minors can be enrolled, although placement with an employer is usually difficult.
    • Possession of a California drivers license would be preferred.
    • Employers may require drug test and background check.
    • Student must attend a mandatory information session.

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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.