UCPS Pre-Apprenticeship


    Develop technical skills for a successful career

    Get paid to go to college while in High School! - Learn the skills needed to get started on a great career track - Experience modern manufacturing first hand - Job shadowing with experienced technicians - Hands-on training to develop technical skills - Potential opportunity to be selected for Registered Apprenticeship Program 

    Program Overview
    • Student takes morning classes at High
    • School while afternoon is split between classes at SPCC and working at Greiner Bio-One.
    • Student is paid for approximately 20 hours per week which is a combination of training, attending classes and work.
    • Fall Classes at SPCC would begin in August, 2018
    • Students receive High School Credit for their Community College Courses
    • Provides a potential opportunity to be selected for Registered Apprenticeship Program
    • Provides hands on training to develop technical skills.
    Program Qualifications
    • Rising High School Senior
    • Current GPA must be at least a 2.5. Student must have a minimum 2.8 GPA at Graduation to be considered for the Registered Apprenticeship Program.
    • Sufficient High School Credits to allow Community College courses in Senior schedule.
    • Be able to attend a 3–4 week summer program beginning on June 11, 2018.

    Coursework during the Pre-Apprenticeship Program will be designed to work with degree programs. Some of the course work may include:

    • Industry Safety
    • Print Reading
    • DC/AC Electricity
    • Hydraulics/Pneumatics
    • Introduction to PLC
    More Information
    • Completion of the Pre-Apprenticeship program allows students opportunity to be selected into the Registered Apprenticeship program for Greiner Bio-One.
    • The Registered Apprenticeship Program is a Four Year, 8,000 hour program which allows candidates to graduate with an AAS technology degree from SPCC
    • It is a Dual Training system, go to school and work. The hours of work and education will vary from semester to semester; the employee will be paid 40 hours per week to include work time and education time.

    I would like my Career Development Coordinator (CDC) to contact me with more information about the Pre-Apprenticeship Program.

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Last Modified on September 12, 2018