FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: IS SCHOOL MANDATORY?
A: Yes, to be employable an apprentice must attend the BAC 3 JATEC program classes as required. Attendance, therefore is mandatory.
Q: WHAT ARE BLUE BOOKS?
A: Blue books are On-The-Job training records that apprentices must complete and submit on a monthly basis. Failure to submit monthly blue books may result in cancellation from the apprenticeship program.
Q: WHAT TIME DOES CLASSES BEGIN?
A: MDC school hours begin at 7:00 AM and end at 3:30 PM.
Q: WHAT DAYS ARE CLASSES HELD?
A: Classes are held Monday through Friday, no classes during Holiday weeks.
Q: WHEN ARE BLUE BOOKS DUE?
A: Blue books are to be turned in every month and are due before the 15th of each month. Blue books can be mailed, faxed, or emailed to the Apprenticeship office.
Q: DO I HAVE TO TURN IN A BLUE BOOK WHEN I AM NOT WORKING?
A: Yes, you must continue to submit monthly blue books during the time that your unemployed.
Q: OUT OF WORK LIST?
A: Contact the Local 3 union office every Monday to be put on the out work list.
Q: WHERE IS THE SCHOOL LOCATED?
A: 25347 South Schulte Road, Tracy, CA 95377 Click here to View Map
Q: HOW CAN I APPLY FOR APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM?
A: Applicants must apply in person at the Mason Development Center from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Please bring your driver license/or photo ID, social security card and your diploma/GED/or official transcripts. For more information please call the Apprenticeship office at (209)-830-7200. You can only apply for one trade. Please choose carefully.