Apprenticeships for Students

Why Become an Apprentice?

Becoming an apprentice will give you the opportunity to gain on-the-job learning, a competitive advantage in the workforce, higher wages, and career advancement.

Benefits

  • Increase your skills
  • Earn higher wages
  • Achieve a national credential
  • Experience career advancement
  • Give you a competitive advantage in your field
  • Get paid while you go to school
  • Earn college credit 

After Apprenticeship Completion

  • Workers who complete apprenticeship programs earn an average of $300,000 more over their career when compared to peers who don't.
  • After apprenticeship completion, 94% of apprentices retain employment.

Source: United States Department of Labor —apprenticeship.gov


Current Apprenticeships with FRCC

  • Centura Health Apprenticeship Programs. Centura Health is Colorado's largest healthcare employer. Centura health offers apprentiships in the following occupations: Medical assisting, pharmacy technician and sterile processing. In this apprenticeship model, you apply for the apprenticeship position with Centura Health then enroll at FRCC to take courses as the same time as you are employed as an associate with Centura Health.  Cohorts start each January and August and Centura holds virtual information sessions about their apprenticeship program with FRCC two months prior to start. Upcoming Centura information sessions
  • Boulder Medical Center. FRCC has partnered with the Boulder Medical Center to provide apprenticeship opportunities in medical assisting at many of their 80 clinics in Boulder, Longmont, Louisville and Erie.  Chosen from our current Medical Assisting Program students, Medical Assisting Apprentices complete their second semester as an employee of Boulder Medical Center.
  • Boulder Community Health.  FRCC has partnered with Boulder Community Health to provide apprenticeship opportunities in medical assisting at their outpatient clinics in Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette, Louisville, and Erie. Chosen from our current Medical Assisting Program students, Medical Assisting Apprentices complete their second semester as an employee of Boulder Community Health.
  • Arbor Family Medicine. FRCC has partnered with Arbor Family Medicine to provide apprenticeship opportunities in medical assisting at their outpatient clinics in Westminster and Thornton. Chosen from our current Medical Assisting Program students, Medical Assisting Apprentices complete their second semester as an employee of Arbor Family Health.
  • Associates in Family Medicine. FRCC has partnered with Associates in Family Medicine to provide apprenticeship opportunities in medical assisting in Northern Colorado. Chosen from our current Medical Assisting Program students, Medical Assisting Apprentices complete their second semester as an employee of Associates in Family Medicine.
More information coming soon! 

Virtual Information Session

Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about Apprenticeship Programs in the Healthcare field! Chris Heuston, Director of Healthcare Apprenticeships, will host a one-hour virtual session geared to individuals interested in becoming an apprentice in a healthcare occupation. We will discuss the following topics:

  • What is an apprenticeship?
  • What occupations in the healthcare field have an apprenticeship program?
  • Different types of apprenticeship programs.
  • What industry partners are involved?
  • Where to get more information on health careers/programs.
  • Answer Questions

Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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Meeting number (access code): 120 807 9308
Meeting password: ZghUZ3ms5e3
 
Questions?
Contact

Healthcare
Chris Heuston
(303) 678-3830 | Email

Manufacturing
Matt Jamison
(303) 678-3845 | Email

Tree Care, IT, & All Others
Lynn Vosler
(970) 214-3362 | Email

Apprenticeship Industry Partners

Centura Health logo

Owens Corning

Boulder Medical Center

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Associates in Family Medicine logo

Tree Top Inc

Pilatus

Boulder Community Health logo