Schedule of National Apprenticeship Week Events in California

Multi-employer NCAL Surgical Technologist Registered Apprenticeship Orientation

Hosted by:

SEIU-UHW Joint Employer Education Fund

Date and place

11/12/2018 at 9:30 AM
1631 N. First St., San Jose, CA

Event information

Orientation/first day of the program. We will have speakers from the labor, management, and the training fund. Employer partners include Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center (SF), Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara, and El Camino Hospital (Mountain View/Los Gatos).

For more information, please contact: Scott Goodell (sgoodell@seiu-uhweduc.org)

 

SWAG partners with Air Flow Research to launch new Apprenticeship

Hosted by:

Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Group

Date and place

11/12/2018 at 12:00 PM
28611 Industry Drive, Valencia, CA 91355

Event information

The Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Group (SWAG), a partnership between College of the Canyons and Goodwill Southern California, will hold an "Apprentice Signing Day" with Air Flow Research, a leader in the manufacture of Intake Manifolds. A total of eight apprentices will begin their training as Machine Operators. They will receive On-the-job Training and Related Technical Instruction. In twelve months, the apprentices will earn a Certificate of Completion from the US Department of Labor for the Machine Operator I occupation. Tracy DiFilippis, Sector Strategies Manager, Advanced Manufacturing, Goodwill Southern California is a Co-founder of SWAG: "This is a great day for apprenticeship in California, and SWAG is thrilled to be part of it." Representatives from College of the Canyons, Goodwill Southern California, and Air Flow Research will be in attendance at the ceremony.

For more information, please contact: Jeffrey Forrest (jeffrey.forrest@canyons.edu)

Event website: www.sw-apprenticeshipgroup.com

 

WECA Apprenticeship Programs Open House Rancho Cordova

Hosted by:

Western Electrical Contractors Association

Date and place

11/12/2018 at 10:00 AM
3695 Bleckely St., Mather, CA 95655

Event information

Get a first-hand look at our Apprenticeship programs and training facilities by attending our National Apprenticeship Week Open Houses: Monday, November 12 in Rancho Cordova or Tuesday, November 13 in San Diego. We welcome prospective applicants, and anyone who might like the chance to see where and how our apprentices learn. You'll visit the hands-on learning labs, see an engaging demonstration, meet WECA instructors and staff, and get details about our three Apprenticeship programs: Commercial Inside Wireman, Residential Wireman, and Low Voltage (Sound and Communications Installer: Voice Data Video and Fire/Life Safety). We've then set aside time for questions

For more information, please contact: Evan Temchin (communications@goweca.com)

Event website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/norcal-weca-electrical-and-low-voltage-apprenticeship-programs-tour-november-2018-tickets-51215785794

 

BMW MSTEP Open House Delivered by Universal Technical Institute

Hosted by:

Universal Technical Institute

Date and place

11/13/2018 at 10:00 AM
Building 13191- A Street, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055

Event information

We are going to conduct an open house in support of National Apprenticeship Week. It will be open to all personnel at Camp Pendleton to learn more about our BMW MSTEP Career Skills Program.

For more information, please contact: John Decotau (jdecoteau@uti.edu)

 

Innovative Solutions for the Salesforce Hiring Crunch

Hosted by:

Jewish Vocational Services and the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development

Date and place

11/13/2018 at 4:00 PM
225 Bush Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94104

Event information

The Salesforce job market is hot, and the world’s leading CRM platform is continuing to explode. According to IDC, Salesforce and its broader ecosystem will create nearly 2 million jobs over the next five years. Burning Glass says that jobs requiring Salesforce skills are growing faster than the overall market, and these jobs pay more. Employers are competing hard to lure top talent. And the talent isn’t always sticky. Will there be enough skilled workers to meet the need? What can a hiring manager do? Come hear from a panel of experts about a new hiring solution that Bay Area employers are using to meet their tech talent needs - the apprenticeship. Historically confined to the trades, apprenticeships have emerged as an innovative way for local employers to find, grow and retain diverse tech talent. Discussion Topics: Trends in Salesforce hiring solutions The new Salesforce Business Analyst Apprenticeship program The employer experience - managing tech apprenticeships The benefits and challenges of tech apprenticeships Join us for refreshments and a conversation that will change the way you think about hiring. Registration for this event is required.

For more information, please contact: Orrian Willis (orrian.willis@sfgov.org)

Event website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/innovative-solutions-for-the-salesforce-hiring-crunch-tickets-51519229402

 

WECA Apprenticeship Programs Open House San Diego

Hosted by:

Western Electrical Contractors Association

Date and place

11/13/2018 at 12:30 PM
9320 Hazard Way, Suite B-1, San Diego, CA 92123

Event information

Get a first-hand look at our Apprenticeship programs and training facilities by attending our National Apprenticeship Week Open Houses: Monday, November 12 in Rancho Cordova or Tuesday, November 13 in San Diego. We welcome prospective applicants, and anyone who might like the chance to see where and how our apprentices learn. You'll visit the hands-on learning labs, see an engaging demonstration, meet WECA instructors and staff, and get details about our three Apprenticeship programs: Commercial Inside Wireman, Residential Wireman, and Low Voltage (Sound and Communications Installer: Voice Data Video and Fire/Life Safety). We've then set aside time for questions

For more information, please contact: Evan Temchin (communications@goweca.com)

Event website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/socal-weca-electrical-and-low-voltage-apprenticeship-programs-tour-november-2018-tickets-51216048580

 

Women in Trades Workshop

Hosted by:

Kern Community College District

Date and place

11/14/2018 at 9:30 AM
3805 N. Sillect Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93308

Event information

This event introduces young women to the Building Trades and Apprenticeship as a potential career path. The event includes hands-on activities.

For more information, please contact: David Teasdale (dteasdal@kccd.edu)

 

Collaborating with Labor/Management Partners in Registered Apprenticeship

Hosted by:

H-CAP

Date and place

11/15/2018 at 9:30 AM
Sacramento, CA

Event information

Come hear representatives from the Education Fund in California and union associates talk about the advantage of collaborating with Labor/Management partners when putting a Registered Apprenticeship program together.

For more information, please contact: Neelam Gupta (neelam.gupta@hcapinc.org)

 

CyberSecurity Apprenticeship NOW

Hosted by:

City College of San Francisco and San Francisco's Office of Economic and Workforce Development

Date and place

11/15/2018 at 11:30 AM
50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, CA

Event information

Are you a hiring manager or recruiter seeking to build or grow your Cybersecurity team? In partnership with TechSF, the City College of San Francisco can help you develop talent for the next generation of gatekeepers with our registered Cybersecurity Apprenticeship. Upon completion of the program, apprentices are certified as ISAs by the state and prepared to take the Certified Information Systems Security Professional Associate exam.

For more information, please contact: Carolyn Shek (carolyn.shek@sfgov.org)

Event website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/city-college-of-san-francisco-techsf-cybersecurity-apprenticeship-now-tickets-51557955232

 

Exploring Apprenticeship – Crafts, Trades and Tech Career Fair

Hosted by:

ApprenticeshipSF

Date and place

11/15/2018 at 10:00 AM
One South Van Ness Ave., 2nd Floor Atrium, San Francisco, CA 94103

Event information

For more information, please contact: Margot Reed (dhr.apprenticeshipsf@sfgov.org)

Event website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/get-on-board-exploring-apprenticeship-crafts-trades-and-tech-career-fair-tickets-51738252506

 

The Next Generation of Apprenticeship

Hosted by:

InTech

Date and place

11/15/2018 at 8:30 AM
9400 Cherry Ave, Bldg A, Fontana, CA 92335

Event information

The Inland/Desert Employer Apprenticeship Committee, in partnership with Chaffey College, exvlusively invites employers to learn the benefits of non-traditional apprenticeship.

Event website: www.intechapprenticeship.eventbrite.com

 

Apprenticeship Forum for Cybersecurity

Hosted by:

College of the Canyons

Date and place

11/16/2018
Valencia, CA

Event information

Discussion topics: how apprenticeships can work for any size organization as a pipeline of cybersecurity talent; the cybersecurity roles currently in use for apprenticeships; opportunities for tax credits and other benefits both to the employer and apprentice.

For more information, please contact: Marian Merritt (marian.merritt@nist.gov)

 

Business Partner Open House

Hosted by:

Solar Turbines Inc.

Date and place

11/16/2018 at 7:30 AM
2200 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92101

Event information

Our employees have always been the backbone of Solar Turbines’ success. They provide the vision, creativity and hard work required for our businesses to be marketplace leaders. That is why we are focused on providing a workplace that values safety, talent, drive and diversity. Solar’s Apprenticeship Program continues to thrive after it began 35 years ago. It continues to be an important factor in the development and sustainability of people with skilled trades within our business.

For more information, please contact: Reno Finlay (apprenticeship@solarturbines.com)

 

Commendation of HTA from Los Angeles City Council

Hosted by:

Hospitality Training Academy (HTA)

Date and place

11/16/2018 at 10:00 AM
200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Event information

The Hospitality Training Academy (HTA) will be receiving a commendation from the Los Angeles City Council for the success of our two Culinary/Line Cook and Room Attendant Apprenticeship programs. The event will take place during a City Council meeting, and we will have apprentices and employers present, as well as UNITE HERE Local 11, our union partner, and other community partners.

For more information, please contact: Adine Forman (adine.forman@lahta.org)

 

Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Group hosts Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Forum!!

Hosted by:

Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Group

Date and place

11/16/2018 at 11:00 AM
28523 Westinghouse Place, Valencia, CA 91355

Event information

The Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Group (SWAG) in partnership with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), Go-Biz-CASCADE, the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS), the US Department of Labor (USDOL), the Employment Training Panel (ETP), and the California's Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development will host a forum to on Cybersecurity Apprenticeships. "The purpose of this forum is to provide a Roadmap to Apprenticeship for prospective employers who will be in attendance," says Jeffrey Forrest, Vice-President of Economic and Workforce Development at College of the Canyons, and Co-founder of SWAG. Discussions will center around recent work with employers in identifying the competencies for On-the-Job Training in a Cybersecurity apprenticeship. In addition, the Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Group will offer a series of potential models for employers who wish to integrate apprenticeship into their workforce development strategy.

For more information, please contact: Jeffrey Forrest (jeffrey.forrest@canyons.edu)
Event website: www.sw-apprenticeshipgroup.com

November 2018