Jul 19, 2024  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 

Apprenticeship Construction Craft Laborer Technology: CP (CTE)

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Certificate of Proficiency | 20 credits minimum

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Description
This is a two year program requiring 4,000 hours of on-the-job training as well as 288 clock hours of related instruction.

The College provides classroom-related and supplemental instruction for apprenticeship programs. Classes are held in the days, evenings, and Saturdays, depending on the program. The College neither provides on-the-job training nor acts as a sponsor for apprentices. Individuals must locate their own sponsors. For individual industry-sponsored programs, students should contact their employers’ training director or the Apprenticeship Office.

The Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship is the federal registering agency for all Utah programs. For National credentials, students and sponsors need to be registered with the Federal Office of Apprenticeship, 125 South State Street, Suite 2412, Salt Lake City, UT 84138. Sponsors are encouraged to be registered with the Office of Apprenticeship.

Career Opportunities
Apprenticeship students are expected to be employed while participating in related training course work. Upon completion of this program and the completion of the 4,000 hours of on-the-job training, students should be considered Journeyman cement masons and will be able to continue employment in their field at this level. Or they may transfer to another craft with the possibility of advancing at an accelerate rate because of the base of knowledge and skills obtained throughout this program.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition per semester: https://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx

Note: Apprenticeship programs are not eligible for financial aid.

Program Entry Requirements
Apprenticeship students must be employed by a sponsoring contractor prior to beginning their studies in this program.

Program Requirements

Time to Completion & Graduation Map

  • Apprenticeship Construction Craft Laborer Technology CP: Part-time   
  • Apprenticeship programs are composed of two parts: (1) on-the-job training is provided by a sponsor who exposes the apprentice to practical applications in all phases of a particular craft; (2) classroom-related instruction is designed to provide the apprentice with knowledge of theoretical and technical aspects of their craft. Total completion of an apprenticeship program will take up to five years, depending upon the craft.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Achieve entry-level proficiency in all areas of carpentry as well as advanced training as work experience is added. [1,2,3,4,7]
  • Be prepared to continue in the workforce having the necessary workplace skills. [2,3,4,5,7]

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