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CA State IT apprentices in Sacramento in partnership with Mission College federal grant


SVTAP's (Silicon Valley Technical Apprenticeship Pathway) mission is to transform student experiences through high-quality, employers sponsored hands-on training program leading to employment or advancement with our sponsoring employer-partner.

Our employers include all companies in Silicon Valley, California. Areas of employment include, but not limited to: help desk specialist, data center technician, database administrator, network specialist, computer user support specialist, desktop support specialist, information technology coordinator, and systems analyst. SVTAP apprenticeships are open to the employees or invited guests of our employer-partners.

Apprenticeships we serve:

High Tech Apprenticeship (Silicon Valley Technical Apprenticeship Pathway)

The program designed to assist businesses to develop their own talent through classroom and on-the-job training. This program builds the competencies in all facets of IT allowing companies to meet the challenges for tomorrow’s IT workforce. This includes Network Administration, Enterprise Security, IT Storage Software QA, and Virtualization.

San Mateo County Plumbers and Pipefitter’s Union Apprenticeship 

Multiple career tracks and opportunities for students to work and be paid as apprentices and graduate with their state license as journeyman plumbers and pipefitters.

Valley Transportation Agency (VTA) Transit Authority Apprenticeship 

New and incumbent worker training in the exciting fields of advanced transportation offered locally.



  • At least 18 years of age, valid Social Security number, Driver’s license, Transportation, High School Diploma/GED
  • An expressed interest in learning about and working in the IT field on computer hardware

How to Apply
  1. Email Andrew Soliz at
  2. Await notification from us.
  3. Attend orientation as scheduled.
  4. Complete assessment/testing.
  5. Attend Work Readiness Training.
  6. Attend company orientation.
  7. Candidates’ selection and notification in writing (letter form).