Apprenticeship CC

WAFE Department | CC - Certificate of Completion | 1 year

Clackamas Community College offers five certificate apprenticeship programs: Inside Electrical, Limited Energy, Protective Signaling, Plumbing and Painting.

Clackamas Community College offers five apprenticeship programs: Inside Electrical, Limited Energy, Protective Signaling, Plumbing and Painting. Students enrolled in our apprenticeship program will go to school in the evenings and work at a company in their trade during the day.

Apprentices typically start their classroom hours in fall term once accepted in the program. These programs range from three to four years depending on the related instruction requirement for that trade. After successful completion of the related instruction coursework and on-the-job hours, students have the opportunity to take the state licensure test for the journeyman card in their field.

Contact

Leslie Donohue

503-594-3031

ldonohue@clackamas.edu

 

Monday-Thursday, noon to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Types of degrees/certificates available through CCC:

Associates Degrees:

  • Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship AAS Degree
  • Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies AAS Degree

Certificates:

  • Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship Certificate of Completion
  • Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies Certificate of Completion
  • Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies, Limited Electrician Technologies Certificate of Completion

Five apprenticeship programs through CCC:

Apprenticeships

Plumbing
Painting
Inside Electrical
Limited Energy
Protective Signaling

Job Outlook

Trades are in large demand, offer good pay, steady work and opportunities to advance.

  • Plumber average journeyman wage $33 hourly; apprentice starts $14.76-26.23
  • Painting average journeyman wage $20.70 hourly, apprentice starts $12.42-18.63.
  • Inside Electrical average journeyman wage $35 hourly, apprentice starts $14-28.
  • Limited Energy A license average journey $28 hourly, apprentice starts $14-22.
  • Limited Energy B license average $26.40 hourly, apprentice $13.20-19.80.

How to apply for apprenticeship

The next step is to contact the local Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) affiliated with your choice:

Related Scholarships

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractor's Association (PHCC) offers various scholarships, including the Larry Levi, Bill Harvey-C.J. Hansen scholarships.

Transfer degrees available

Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology & Management

Students in our apprenticeship programs can transfer up to 60 credits of related training coursework to use toward a Bachelor's of Science in Technology and Management at Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT).

Bachelor of Applied Science in Operations Management

Students in our apprenticeship programs can transfer up to 33 credits of related training coursework to use toward a Bachelor's of Science in Operations Management at Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT).