Solar Turbines

A four-year indentured apprenticeship program in a number of manufacturing or technical trades is available. Applications for the following trades are accepted at Solar Turbines, Incorporated. 2200 Pacific Coast Highway, P.O. Box 85376 MZ-M1, San Diego, CA 92186-5376. For application and program information for Solar Turbines, see the attached Solar Turbines Application Brochure or email Solar Turbines:
apprenticeship@solarturbines.com
Solar Turbines Application Brochure

1. Master Machinist
2. Tool and Die Maker
3. Sheet Metal Experimental Mechanic
4. Precision Machine Tool Mechanic

Enrollment in classes other than those listed will be allowed with the approval of the Solar Turbines Incorporated Apprenticeship Coordinator.

Student Learning Outcomes:

The Solar Turbine Apprentice student will:

  • Demonstrate preparedness for successful transition to the Journeyman level designation and professional certification by the California Division of Apprenticeship Standards.
  • Illustrate procedures utilized for Solar Turbine industry specific practices in use of tools techniques and hands-on skills and competencies for Journeyman-level practices in Solar Turbine.
  • Identify and utilize equipment and related components of the Solar Turbine profession to meet standards for measurement, calibration and Solar Turbine practices at Journeyman levels.
  • Read, comprehend and apply Solar Turbine instructions and design standards fo construction or production outcomes as required by Solar Turbine practices and industry standards.

Certificate of Achievement: Solar Turbines, Incorporated Apprenticeship

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
MFET 105, Print Reading and Symbology 3
CHEM 100, Fundamentals of Chemistry
3
CHEM 100L, Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory
1
MATH 104, Trigonometry 3
MACT 150, Intro/Computer Numerical Control (CNC) & Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)4
 ENGL 101, Reading and Composition3
 ENGE 151, Engineering Drawing
2
 MFET 115, Properties of Materials 3
MFET 120, Manufacturing Processes
 4
 COMS 103, Oral Communications3
 Total: 29

Associate In Science Degree: Solar Turbines, Incorporated Apprenticeship

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
MFET 105, Print Reading and Symbology 3
CHEM 100, Fundamentals of Chemistry
3
CHEM 100L, Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory
1
MATH 104, Trigonometry 3
MACT 150, Intro/Computer Numerical Control (CNC) & Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)4
 ENGL 101, Reading and Composition3
 ENGE 151, Engineering Drawing
2
 MFET 115, Properties of Materials 3
MFET 120, Manufacturing Processes
 4
 COMS 103, Oral Communications3
 Total: 29

Associate in Science Degree: Solar Turbines Incorporated Apprenticeship

Complete the following, as required, for a minimum of 60 units.
1. Certificate of Achievement, Solar Turbines Incorporated Apprenticeship
2. District Requirements
3. General Education Requirements

The additional district and general education requirements are listed in the Academic Requirements section of the catalog. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Recommended electives: Machine Technology 160M, 160S, 170; Manufacturing Technology 150, 210; Electronics 125; Computer Business Technology 180; Aviation Technology (Miramar Campus) 103B, 103C.