Pre-Apprenticeship Classes

Pre-Apprenticeship Course Offerings

(open to general public)

Fall Term 2020

Trade Skills Fundamentals

APR 101 - CRN#20651 - 4 credits
Class begins October 1, 2020
Tuesday/Thursday
6:00 - 8:50 p.m.
Class will be online/remote for Fall term!

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Trade Skills Fundamentals provides students with basic knowledge and skills required to apply for an apprenticeship trade or entry-level position with a variety of companies.

  • Experience hands-on training
  • Learn about construction, maintenance, and other industries
  • Acquire points toward entry into apprenticeship trades
  • Trades/Industry preview
  • Trade calculations
  • Basic safety
  • Guest speakers
  • Blueprint reading
  • Hand/Power tools
  • Resume writing
  • Employability skills
  • Communication skills

Fall Term 2020

Electrical Wiring for the Trades

APR 105 - CRN #22124 - 4 credits
Class begins September 30, 2020
Monday/Wednesday
6:00-8:20 pm
Class will be online/remote for Fall term!


Electrical Wiring for the Trades familiarizes students with opportunities in the Electrical Construction industry. This course covers entry-level skills required of an electrician along with physical components of residential/commercial electrical systems.

  • Introduction into electrical trade
  • Learn basic electrical concepts
  • Hands-on wiring projects
  • Acquire points toward entry into electrical program

Spring Term 2021

Plumbing Trade Introduction
APR 106 - CRN#TBA - 2 credits


This is an introduction to basic plumbing practices and completion of minor repairs. Exposure to tools, safety, materials, codes, and plumbing career opportunities will be explored. This course does not require any previous knowledge or skill in plumbing and upon successful completion, students may acquire points for selection in the plumbing trade.

  • Learn basic plumbing concepts and home repairs
  • Hands-on plumbing projects
  • Plumbing trade opportunities
  • Acquire points toward entry into plumbing apprenticeship program