Math and Testing Preparation for Civil Service Apprenticeship

Program Duration: October 4th - November 18th, 2019,

Program Times: 9AM-12PM, Monday-Friday

Location:  JVS, 225 Bush St., Suite 400, San Francisco

Program Overview: 

Union apprenticeships and careers at public agencies offer great benefits and opportunities for advancement.  Get prepared to perform well on apprenticeship and civil service exams with this free 7-week program.  Women and job seekers with previous conviction histories are encouraged to apply.

This part-time program provides:

  • Preparation for success in the union apprenticeship and civil service process
  • Referral to local apprenticeship and civil service testing opportunities
  • Instruction in math, test-taking strategies, and spatial and mechanical reasoning
  • Job search skills, interview prep, and resume assistance
  • Site tours of potential employment sites at water and wastewater agencies
  • Weekly stipend provided

Application Process:

  1. Fill out the online application below
  2. Eligible applicants will be contacted for a phone screen
  3. Attend a math test prep class (optional)
  4. Attend a required math assessment and in-person interview
  5. High-scoring applicants will be accepted


  • Age 18 or older by November 18th, 2019 
  • Authorized to work in the US by October 2nd, 2019
  • Able to obtain a driver’s license
  • GED or HS Diploma (preferred) 
  • Interest in the skilled trades
Will you be 18 years of age by November 18th, 2019? *
Will you be authorized to work in the United States by October 2nd, 2019? *
How do you identify your gender? *
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