Welcome to the Pre-Apprenticeship program!

Pre-Apprenticeship FlyerThe Diablo Valley College (DVC)
Pre-Apprenticeship program is designed with the career-focused student in mind.  This fast-paced program puts students on track to a career in the building trades.  

Students will receive the training they need for a new and exciting career in a number of apprenticeship programs, including:

  • Electrician
  • Carpenter
  • Plumber
  • Laborer
  • Ironworker
  • Steamfitting
  • Pipefitting
  • And more! 

 Students in the pre-apprenticeship program will: 

  • Experience hands-on training
  • Learn about the construction industry
  • Acquire points toward entry into apprenticeship trades
  • Gain valuable preparation for apprenticeship entrance exams
  • Learn critical safety techniques and best practices
  • Acquire industry-wide recognized employability skills
  • Review basic math competencies

DVC's Pre-apprenticeship program can prepare you for a high-paying job in the construction trade. Starting salaries can begin at more that $35,000 and grow to over $90,000 after 5 years.

Students interested in the Pre-Apprenticeship program at DVC should contact the program lead JValdez@dvc.edu for more information. 

The Spring 2020 Pre-Apprenticeship full-time cohort is currently full.

For part-time and other options email Nicole Gomes at ngomes@dvc.edu

Spring 2020 information session dates:

Please email Nicole Gomes at ngomes@dvc.edu to confirm your attendance.

Date Time Location
 Thurs, Oct 3, 2019  5:30 - 7 pm ET 122B
Thurs, Nov 14, 2019 5:30 - 7 pm ET 122B
Thurs, Dec 5, 2019 5:30 - 7 pm ET 122B




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