Welcome to SDETC, the San Diego Electrical Training Center information hub, where you earn while you learn. Join us at SDETC where you can earn a salary and build your career while receiving FREE College credits!
At SDETC, we provide a qualified, highly-skilled work force for the unionized electrical and sound telecommunication industries for San Diego and Imperial Counties of California.
Earn While You Learn
If you're interested in furthering your career, apply for one of our tuition-free apprenticeship programs:
How it works...
Apprenticeship combines on-the-job and classroom training, preparing the apprentice for a career as a skilled craftsman. Apprentices work during the day at training assignments with contractors (employers), who pay the apprentice directly for time worked. Apprentices may be sent to work anywhere in San Diego and Imperial counties.
Apprentices attend school two nights per week two semesters during the year (SDETC operates on a tri-semester year. Our apprenticeship classes are credited through Palomar College, San Marcos, California. All classes are held in classrooms and labs at our training facility in San Diego and/or Imperial Valley.
Are you a US Military Veteran?
Military experience gives you a jump-start!
You’ve already honed your technical skills. Why start your career from scratch when you leave the military? Use those skills to advance your career right now through the San Diego Electrical Training Center.
The San Diego Electrical Training Center programs are approved for V.A. benefits, and with military background you can automatically by-pass some of our entrance requirements.
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