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Apprenticeship is a partnership between management, labor and public education that is building the skilled workforce California will need for the jobs of today and tomorrow. SJUSD adult education serving the Greater Sacramento area has partnerships with local apprentice programs to provide apprenticeship training in firefighting and roofers/waterproofers. Adult education assists with the related and supplemental instruction component of the apprenticeship training program. The sponsors work with employers to provide training and employment to move the apprentice forward by offering classroom instruction combined with on the job training. The approved apprentice training programs meet the requirements of the Division of Apprentice Standards (DAS). All apprentices must be registered through DAS to be adult education students. SJUSD adult education is the LEA for these programs.

California Fire Fighters Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CFFJAC) provides apprenticeship training in various aspects of firefighting. Further details can be found at the website or by calling (916) 648-1717.

Roofers- United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Apprenticeship (VRW-JAC) programs sponsored jointly by labor and management on the local union level supply employers with the highly skilled workers who apply the quality roofing and waterproofing systems that keep America's buildings dry. Apprentices learn their craft by training on the job under proper supervision and by studying technical subjects related to the roofing trade. or by calling (916) 646-6754