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Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Palomar College Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Palomar College’s Pre-Apprenticeship program offers 10 courses related to construction and will be offered at various locations in partnership with Palomar College.  Each course will be taught by Palomar College faculty.

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New classes start September 10th, 2019!

Classes will be held at San Marcos Adult School

158 Cassou Road, San Marcos, CA 92069

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Please search for class 77838-“Intro to Construction Trades” when enrolling.
Palomar College Pre-Apprenticeship students at San Marcos Adult School working on the walls for a garden shed.

Palomar College Pre-Apprenticeship students at San Marcos Adult School working on the walls for a garden shed.

 

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  • 901 Introduction to the Building Trades Industry
  • 902 OSHA 10 Safety
  • 903 First Aid – CPR – AED
  • 906 Essential Skills
  • 908 Construction Math
  • 909 Construction Print Reading
  • 910 Tools
  • 920 Carpentry Hands-on Skills or
  • 930 Electrician Hand on Skills or
  • 940 Sheet Metal Hands-on Skills

The program is offered in partnership with San Marcos Adult School and all classes will be held there.

Students who enroll and complete all 10 courses of the pre-apprenticeship program will earn certifications that meet apprenticeship entry requirements:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 Certification*
  • Certificate for First Aid from the American Red Cross*
  • Certification for CPR/AED from the American Red Cross*
  • Certificate of Completion from Palomar College

*OSHA and Red Cross certifications may have certain requirements that students need in order to be awarded.

 

 

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Female, Latin descent engineer, foreperson, or quality control inspector discusses blueprint plans with workers inside a construction job site. The multi-ethnic team is working inside an unfinished framed house or small commercial building. They are wearing safety vests, glasses, and hard hats.