FAQ

Following are the questions frequently asked by those that are interested in the program. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us.

When and where are the introductory sessions?

Upcoming

  • New dates will be posted for the cohort beginning October 2018

Past

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:30PM-8:00PM at Coastline CC, 12901 Euclid St, Room 315, Garden Grove, CA
  • Saturday, January 27, 2018 1:00PM-2:30PM at Coastline CC, 12901 Euclid St, Room 315 Garden Grove, CA
  • Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 6:30PM-8PM at Coastline CC, 12901 Euclid St, Garden Grove, CA
  • Thursday, February 9th, 2017 6:30PM-8PM at Coastline CC, 12901 Euclid St, Garden Grove, CA
  • Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 8:00PM-9:30PM at Coastline CC, 12901 Euclid St, Garden Grove, CA
  • Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 7PM-8:30PM at Coastline CC, 12901 Euclid St, Garden Grove, CA
  • Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 7PM-8:30PM at Coastline CC, 12901 Euclid St, Garden Grove, CA

Are there any discount vouchers for students to attempt CompTIA’s A+ certification exam?

When do cohort sections begin?

  • Currently there are 3 cohort sections scheduled with classes beginning:
    • June 2017
    • October 2017
    • April 2018
    • October 2018

Are applicants required to be a US resident in order to qualify for the program?

  • No, but individuals must have the right to work (work visa or citizenship) in order to qualify for the apprenticeship program.

What age must applicants be in order to start the program?

  • Individuals must be 18 or older to qualify for the program.

When do I need to be A+ certified by in order to qualify for the program? (How long before the cohort section begins?)

  • Applicants must have passed the A+ certification before day 1 of the cohort
    • It is recommended that individuals complete their certification exam before the application
    • Other certifications are not accepted in place of the A+ certification

What are the course tracks in this program?

  • Cisco Networking
  • Cybersecurity

How many weeks are the classes?

  • Each class will last either 8 weeks or 16 weeks.
  • Apprentices will study for certification exams after the course end.
  • Courses will follow the regular semester schedule.

What format are the classes?

  • Classes are fully online with support from the on-site lab at our Garden Grove center for those that would like to reinforce their hands-on skills with our Cisco lab equipment.
  • The courses are online with lab support using NetLab.

Where can I read more?

Forms

Agreement to Train Apprentices (pdf)

Apprenticeship Agreement (pdf)

Trade Certificate Request Template (pdf)

Request for Cancellation of Apprentice Agreement (pdf)