|OYP Non-College Postsecondary Options|
|Program Name||Program Delivery Location||Brief Description ||Program Eligibilty Requirements||Certificates/|
|Program Duration||Cost of Program||Supportive Services Available||Job Placement Assistace||How to Refer||Point of Contact||Completion/|
|Job placement rate||Average earnings of graduates|
|Trades Orientation Program |
(Working Partnerships USA)
|Location rotates between Santa Clara Adult Education and San Jose City College|
Also offer field trips to JATCs
|TOP is an industry-led program created to diversify the pipeline into high-wage construction careers. This nationally certificated, 130-hour intensive career exploration program is offered by Working Partnerships USA in partnership with construction trades apprenticeship programs and employers, work2future, NOVA, San Jose City College and the South Bay Consortium for Adult Education.||-Age 18+|
-HSD, GED, HISET or equiv.
-Valid CA DL (not CA ID)
-Eligible to work in U.S.
-Seeking full-time work
-Physically able & willing to perform construction job duties
-Able to pass employer drug testing
|-MC3 certification (national building trades pre-apprenticeship certificate)|
-CPR / 1st Aid
|130-hour class plus 1 year of job search/|
|No cost. All books and materials are provided.||TBD based on 2019-20 funding sources||For up to 1 year||Sign up at www.wpusa.org/top or call Mariana at 408-809-2137; or send referral form to email@example.com||Louise Auerhahn: lauerhahn|
|Job Corps||3485 East Hills Drive, San Jose Ca 95127 408-254-5627||Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (supersedes WIA 1998).||-Eligible to work in U.S|
-Meets low-income criteria.
-Is in need of additional technical training, education, counseling, or related assistance to complete schoolwork or to find and keep a job.
-Has signed consent from a parent or guardian if he or she is a minor.
-Has a child care plan if he or she is the parent of a dependent child.
-Does not exhibit behavioral problems that could keep him, her, or others from experiencing Job Corps’ full benefits.
-Does not require any face-to-face court or institutional supervision or court-imposed fines while enrolled in Job Corps.
-Does not use drugs.
|-Certificate of completions for all trades|
-CPR first aid
-serve safe culinary arts
|6-18 months||No cost. All books and materials are provided.||-Job placement|
-Internships and externships
-Yearly bus passes
-Work clothes and uniforms
-Materials for trades
|Career Transition Specialist provide services within job placements, leads, and resume building.||https://sanjose.jobcorps.gov/ or call 510-200-0234||Son Kim 408-707-5828 or call Melissa Abby at 415-937-2570||70-80%||80-95%||Between $15-$30 an hour|
depending on the trade
|Center for Employment Training (CET)||701 Vine Street, San Jose CA 95110 (408) 534-5360||Center for Employment Training, an accredited non-profit, provides short term vocational job training programs with job placement assistance for students and graduates. Students receive support services which includes integrated basic skills (math and language), Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), and offers students an Adult Education Career Pathways program for GED prep.||Discuss Financial Aid. Talk with our Financial Aid Officer (FAO) and find out if you qualify for federal financial aid. To get the most out of your first appointment, bring the following documents:|
-Proof of income (Most recent Income Taxes, W2’s, Worker’s comp, etc.)
-Identification Card (ID) or Driver’s License
-Social Security Card
-High School Diploma or GED or Foreign HS Equivalency or ATB Residency Card (if applicable)
|-Certificate of completion for all courses|
-ET card for Electrical
-Serve Safe for Culinary Arts
-CPR and Blood Borne Pathogens for Medical Assistant
-ECE Credits for Early Childhood Teacher Assistant
-Universal ESCO Certification for HVAC
|6 - 9 months||Average tuition is $13,564. Don’t let the cost of tuition scare you. The U.S. government offers low interest loans as well as grants and scholarships to help you pay for attending school for those who qualify||Students work with a supportive service advisor to link them to available resources in the community.|
In some cases CET is able to provide limited emergency support based on the availability of funds & student's eligibitly
|A Job developer supports students in building job documents, networking with employers and practicing interview skills.||Please go to |
or visit us at
70 Vine Street,
SJ CA 95110
M-F from 8-5PM
|NPower||405 South 10th Street, San Jose CA. 95112||Our program sites across the country are beacons of excellence in free IT training, leading to industry-recognized credentials, career support and building employment pipelines.||-Social Security Card|
-HSD or GED or any other HS equivalency
-Residency card (if applicable)
|We provide free technical industry recognized IT certifications and training. Certification change with the Information Technology industry.||6 months:|
15 weeks in class
7 weeks paid internship
|No cost||-Job placement|
Internships and career mentoring up to 3 yrs
-Help with transportation and work clothes.
|Job Placement for alumni for 3 yrs||Go to www.npower.org and click apply.||San Jose, Ca 408-495-5724 Alameda, Ca 510-671-8785||80%||~90%||Based on current IT Industry wages, approx 60k|
|YearUp||100 W. San Fernando St., St. 103, San Jose, CA 95113 |
(other sites in Bay Area - Facebook-Menlo Park, San Francisco, Diablo Valley College-Concord)
|11-month technology training & internship program to provide career and educational pathway for young adults. Participants earn a monthly stipend, ACE college recommendations, and an internship at one of our corporate partners such as Google or LinkedIn.||-18-24 year old|
-Has not attained B.A./B.S. degree
-Right to work documentation
|Students have the potential to convert ACE College Recommendations to College Credits. |
We also offer 3 specialty tracks: Data Analytics, Project Management, IT/Helpdesk Support with financial support to take certification test like A+.
6 months in class
5 months paid internship
|No cost||Social workers on staff to support students with resources and barrier removals. Examples of support:|
-Women in Tech support group
Students receive a monthly stipend of $600 the first 6 months and $1000 the next 5 months
|Employment Placement team for current and alumni. Additionally, YUPPRO is Year Up's own staffing agency for alums only to access positions.||Contact Rizza De La Cruz at 408-824-3061 or email RDeLaCruz|
|Rizza De La Cruz at 408-824-3061 or email RDeLaCruz|
|77% (Past 3 Cycles)||81% (Past 3 Cycles)||$24.27/hr (Past 3 Cycles)|
|Stride Center||Goodwill Silicon Valley
1080 North 7th St.
San Jose, CA 95112
|The Stride Center's technical training program includes three levels of technology training from beginning to advanced, designed to provide an entry point for individuals with varying levels of skill, while at the same time, provide sufficient training opportunities to ensure graduates are fully prepared for successful careers.||-18 +|
-Have a GED or high school diploma
-Because of the volume of reading required, students must be able to read at a 10th grade level or above.
-Advanced Technical Certifications: CompTIA’s Network + certification and Security + Certification.
-Career Advancement: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.
-Career Advancement through College Pathways:
-We currently partner with Ohlone College and all Oakland students are co-enrolled and receive college credit
|Classes range from 11-28 weeks depending on course.|
Morning and evening classes offered
|Our tuition costs are variable, depending on the income level of each participant, but no student is ever turned away because of an inability to pay for our training programs.||Partnerships are in place to provide supportive services as needed||Lifetime job placement assistance and a strong network of hiring partners across the Bay Area.||Contact Jannette Estrada at 510-269-2442|
|Karen Lincoln, 510-978-4655||75%||75%||$19 at start with an average growth of 35% in first 18 months.|