This informational session is intended to orient interested individuals regarding the Northern California Construction Inspectors Apprenticeship. Additionally, completion of an orientation is required for all applicants to this program.

After completing this orientation, participants will be able to…

  • Explain the nature of the apprenticeship
  • Identify the role of inspection in the building and construction trades
  • Describe the duties of an engineering technician and its relationship to inspection work
  • Evaluate the most common difficulties faced by apprentice inspectors
  • Identify the steps applicants must complete to enter the apprenticeship

At the completion of this orientation, an application for this apprenticeship will be provided to participants.


  • Participants must register for this event in their own name, using the name appearing on their photo identification.
  • This session will be held online via Zoom. As a result, participants will require the following items:
    • A free account from
      • Each participant must use an account registered in their own name and that matches the name on their photo identification
    • A web-capable computer with a webcam and microphone
      • A reasonably sized tablet may serve this purpose, but not a smartphone.
      • Each participant must use their own device, Zoom session logs will be used as part of documenting attendance.
  • Participants must possess valid state-issued photo identification
    • Electronic copies will be submitted to program staff and used to document completion of this application requirement.
  • Participants must be on time. Late admission will not be allowed.
  • Participants will be expected to be on camera and engaged with the orientation material for the duration
    • Participants found to be not paying attention, on their phones, or otherwise absentee will be removed from the orientation.


  • The first twenty-four registrants will be scheduled for an orientation to begin at 5:00 PM.
    • If there are more than twenty-four registrants, the twenty-fifth and beyond will be scheduled for a second orientation to begin at 7:00 PM.
  • Sessions are typically ninety minutes, but may run longer.
  • Instructions for attending the Zoom session and submitting identification will be sent to participants the day of the event.

Registration for this event will open on September 28th at 12:01 AM and will close on September 30th at 8:00 AM.


This event is fully booked.