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Green Building and Clean Energy Pre-Apprenticeship
Training Partnerships:

Sacramento Employment Training Agency
Sacramento Region Green Building Pre-Apprenticeship Training Partnership


Type of organization: A joint powers agency of the City and County of Sacramento.

Type of training: Pre-apprenticeship training programs to prepare a trained workforce for the energy efficiency, infrastructure and commercial green building construction, and the building retrofit sectors.

Area served: Sacramento, Yolo, El Dorado, and Placer counties.

Location of training: American River College, Cosumnes River College, Sacramento Area Electrical Training Center (NECA-IBEW Local 340), and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's (SMUD) Energy and Technology Center.

Estimated trainees: 230

Instruction details: American River College Green Building Pre-Apprenticeship Training will prepare students for employment in commercial, industrial, and infrastructure apprenticeships in the Green Building industry.

Cosumnes River College Green Building Pre-Apprenticeship Training will provide a Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate program for individuals with no prior construction experience to be trained as Weatherization Technicians and Home Energy Auditors in the residential Green Building industry.

Sacramento Area Electrical Training Center (NECA-IBEW Local 340) Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training, a short-term, intensive pre- apprenticeship program will be offered in the evenings to provide an opportunity for unemployed workers to explore careers as electricians, plumbers, sheet metal workers, and laborers in green construction.

The Green Building Pre-Apprenticeship Training program will be a partner with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Energy and Technology Center to provide short-term training classes and certifications that will lead to a Certified Green Building Professional training certificate.

Result of classes: Training as Weatherization Technicians and Home Energy Auditors in the residential Green Building industry, prepare students for employment in commercial, industrial, and infrastructure apprenticeships in the Green Building industry, provide training classes and certifications that will lead to a Certified Green Building Professional training certificate, and explore careers as electricians, plumbers, sheet metal workers, and laborers in green construction.

More about the organization: From its inception in 1978, SETA has been an effective force in connecting people to jobs, business owners to quality employees, education and nutrition to children, assistance to refugees, and hope to many Sacramento area residents. Annually, SETA serves over 45,000 customers.

Find more information here: TBA
www.seta.net

Program Manager Contact:
Robin Purdy
(916) 263-3860

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