Training For a Career as an Auto Mechanic

The Automotive pre-apprenticeship program is funded through the California Community College Chancellors Office, California Apprenticeship Initiative (CAI) to train individuals for a career as an automotive mechanic. The pre-apprenticeship is a collaboration between City College of San Francisco, the City and County of San Francisco, ApprenticeshipSF, local community-based organizations, union, and employer partners. The pre-apprenticeship provides skills in basic auto and bus maintenance and detailing, working with tools and safety practices, as well as expectations of working in auto and bus maintenance yards.


Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 18 years of age
  • English literacy
  • Basic math skills
  • Eligible to work in the US

Length of Pre-Apprenticeship Program?

Pre-Apprenticeship is an 18-week program. The program is 40 hours per week, including classroom and worksite training.

Where are courses offered?

Courses are offered at:

CCSF Evans Center
1400 Evans Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124