High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University
Like most other American high school students, Garret Morgan had it drummed into him constantly: Go to college. Get a bachelor's degree.
First-of-Its-Kind Apprenticeship Program for Veterinary Assistants
San Francisco SPCA and Jewish Vocational Service, in Partnership with Foothill College, Launch First-of-Its-Kind Apprenticeship Program for Veterinary Assistants.
'Pre-Apprenticeships' Boost Female Construction Workers
An ambitious, $50 billion, 10-year building program in California includes an unusual provision: a $25 million investment to get more women into pre-apprenticeships.
Northern California Laborers Graduate 655 New Journeypersons
The Laborers’ Apprenticeship Program of the Laborers’ Training and Retraining Trust Fund of Northern California is a major contributor to California’s flourishing construction workforce.
#ApprenticeshipWorks for High School
This unique public high school offers both college preparatory and vocational education dedicated to design professions and construction trades.
TechSF Celebrates First Tech Apprenticeship Placement
In the Fall of 2015, Mayor Ed Lee announced a Department of Labor (DOL) grant awarded to the City of San Francisco to launch the TechSF Apprenticeship Learning Accelerator to offer residents pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships within the tech sector.
Ulysses is a RAMP Participant, SFCC Pre-Apprentice Graduate, and Laborers’ Apprentice.
Nicole De La Garza - 7501 Laborer/3410 Gardener
Nicole De La Garza started working as a Corridor Ambassador at San Francisco Public Works in 2007.
Sherri Pelayo - 3408 Arborist
Sherri Pelayo, a single mother of two sons, proves to all that you can successfully raise your children while working hard in a well-paying career.
Bernard Sices - 7501 Laborer
Bernard Sices was born and raised in Double Rock, a public housing development, in the southeast sector of San Francisco.
Earn While You Learn
Once upon a time, a college degree was like a golden ticket to a good job. But these days, the job market has become oversaturated with college-educated young people.
Did you know?
- Apprentices earn an average starting salary of $50,000.00/year while gaining a credential that is equivalent to a 2 to 4 year college degree.
*Quick Facts from the Department of Labor Website