Entries by Bradley Cleveland

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Class Starts January 2018

Are you interested in a rewarding career in the Building and Construction Trades? San Mateo County Union Community Alliance and Local Apprenticeship Programs are now offering a certificated, Pre-Apprenticeship Training course that will prepare trainees to enter the construction trades. The free Trades Introduction Program provides trainees with the skills necessary to successful enter and […]

Minimum Wage Rises on January 1st

Low-wage workers in the City of San Mateo, and in other cities in the San Francisco Bay Area, see a big boost in their pay checks beginning on January 1, 2017, when the city’s minimum wage hits $12 an hour. The state minimum wage also goes up, but only to $10.50 an hour. Raise the Wage – […]

Interested in the Building Trades? Enroll in TIP

The Trades Introduction Program, TIP San Mateo, offers a free, six month pre-apprenticeship course that will prepare you for a career in the building trades. In cooperation with state certified joint apprenticeship training programs, TIP San Mateo delivers the nationally approved Multi-Craft Core curriculum and prepares trainees to enter a green construction career ladder. The course […]

TIP Sheet: Painters and Allied Trades

District Council 16, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, is offering 6 months wage credit for TIP Graduates! This means you automatically receive your first eligible raise from the start of your apprenticeship. You must make an appointment in advance to submit an application. Testing space is limited, so call the Training Center as […]

TIP Sheet: IBEW Programs

IBEW apprenticeship programs around the Bay Area will be accepting applications for their training programs in January. If you are interested in applying to these IBEW programs, follow these links for more information: IBEW 332, Santa Clara County, January 4th, 2017, 9 am to Noon IBEW 595, Alameda County, January 27th 2017, 8 am to 4 […]

TIP Sheet for November 2016

PG&E Power Pathways has scheduled two opportunities for additional training in electrical power systems. Oakland | Cypress Mandela The free training sessions are 16 weeks long and classes are held each weekday from 7am to 3:30pm. Go to Cypress Mandela for more information, or register online for the next orientation session, Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 8:30 a.m., […]

TIP Sheet for October 2016

Carpenters Union Opportunity The San Mateo County Carpenters’ Union is accepting applications for its Pre-Apprenticeship Program.  This is one of the best opportunities out there to get the training you need to enter their apprenticeship program. There are only a limited number of spots available, so apply as soon as possible. When applying, you can select “DO3-Pleasanton” as […]