Explore opportunities to learn a new trade or build upon current certifications with various trainings, apprenticeships, and trade school programs throughout San Diego County.
ABCSD Associated Builders and Contractors San Diego – Training & Apprenticeship - ABCSD apprentices train to become skilled craftspeople in safety, electrical, plumbing, pipefitting, electronic systems technician and sheet metal trades at a state-of-the-art facility in Poway, California, including offices, classrooms, online training labs, and a hands-on construction training lab.
AGCSD Association of General Contractors San Diego – Training & Education - Each year, AGC San Diego offers over 100 essential construction education trainings for employees to be successful in the workforce.
CET Center for Employment Training San Diego – Trade School - CET offers hands-on trade school training to prepare you for your future career in a wide variety of fields.
Electrical Training Institute San Diego - ETI provides equal opportunity apprenticeship and advanced training opportunities for the unionized electrical and sound telecommunication industries.
Find resources, guides, and FAQs on California State Certifications for electricians, apprentices, safety inspectors, and more.
State of CA - Electrician Certification Program - Find out how to get certified as an electrician working under a C-10 licensed contractor.
State of CA - Application for Certification as a Certified Competent Conveyance Mechanic - Fill out the application to apply for your Competent Conveyance Mechanic Certification.
State of CA – Getting Started as a Language Interpreter - Learn more about becoming a certified medical interpreter in California.
State of CA – Apprentice Certifications - Resources for apprentices, tradesperson mentors, and companies.
State of CA – Permanent Amusement Rides Qualified Safety Inspector Training - A guide on how permanent amusement rides are approved and certified.
San Diego Community College District – San Diego Promise Information - The San Diego Promise engages all students in a learning community promoting academic success and provides financial support, such as free tuition and grants for eligible individuals.
San Diego Community College District- Professional Learning Portal - California community colleges’ online hub for learning, connecting, and convening.
University of San Diego Professional and Continuing Education - Choose from a wide range of career-building courses and certificate programs in the fields of business, language, healthcare, and more.
San Ysidro Adult School – Free Classes - Take free classes on topics including adult basic education, citizenship preparation, career technical education, and so much more!
San Diego State University – Academy for Professional Excellence - Engage in a variety of programs designed to serve health and human services agencies and community-based social service agencies in Southern California.
CalVet – Veteran Employment Benefits - Benefits for veterans ranging from business license/ taxes to apprenticeship and training programs.
We Hire Heroes San Diego - If you know a veteran looking for a job or an employer seeking to advertise jobs for veterans in San Diego, this is the place.
Military Connection – Job Seeking & Training - The go-to website with resources for active, retired military and their families.
City of San Diego Veteran Employment Resources - Explore a wide variety of employment resources for veterans including resume building, job opportunities, tuition assistance, and more.
Learn how to Live Well @ Work through a variety of programs designed to help create a healthier, happier and more productive workplace.
Manage your health with Primary Care Resources provided by Sharp ranging from Healthy Heart webinars to weight management programs.
Looking for free health and wellness service? Community Wellness Collaborative offers free wellness services regardless of financial constraints, every Thursday at Queen’s Bees Arts & Cultural Center.
Have questions about safe reopening and what it looks like for employers and employees? SD Regional Chamber of Commerce provides up to date information to help businesses navigate reopening.
Supplemental Paid Sick Leave effective February 19, 2022; retroactive to January 1, 2022 with up to 80 hours of Covid-19 related paid leave.
Supplemental Paid Sick Leave FAQs, general questions, and reasons to take leave.
Learn about signs and symptoms for MPOX and when to contact a healthcare professional.
Learn about MPOX Virus and stay up to date with the most recent updates including reported probable/confirmed cases in California.
Learn about MPOX virus, local cases, vaccines, and resources from healthcare professionals.
San Diego County Ethics and Compliance Employee Hotline - 866-549-0004
Everyone deserves to work in a positive and productive environment. If you see something, say something. Report your concerns of file an anonymous complaint 24/7.