Attend program orientation. Orientation is held each Wednesday at 8:15 a.m. in our multi-purpose room. Doors close at 8:30 a.m. Bring your driver’s license or state issued picture ID.
Take entrance assessment. Assessments are given each Wednesday after orientation at our facility. Results are provided immediately upon completion. Assessment score requirements are listed below by program.
You may want to take a practice math test before attending our orientation. Click the following link to take a practice test. The practice test will refer you to our practice video clips and worksheets. Students who participate in our tutorials usually do well on the math portion of our regular assessment. Click here to take the practice math test.
Attend Enrollment Counseling. Enrollment counseling is provided on Wednesday in the Training Center, Room 106 after assessment testing. We advise students on a walk-in basis. In this session, you will speak with one of our career counselors to review your assessment scores, financial aid options, and your program of interest. It is required you take an entrance assessment prior to attending a counseling session.
A variety of vocational programs are available to learn job skills for employment opportunities. Students may begin classes throughout the year on a scheduled basis as space is available. Interested persons should thoroughly study this website to learn about their program of interest. The Charles Jones Career & Education Center reserves the right to cancel classes due to low enrollment. Books and additional supplies or equipment are not included in the material fees. Material fees and book prices are subject to change.
The Charles Jones Career & Education Center offers vocational training programs approved by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs for Veteran’s Education Benefits. Financial Aid (Pell Grant) is available for those students who meet Federal guidelines. The Charles Jones Career & Education Center partners with a number of social service agencies, including the Department of Human Assistance, Sacramento Employment & Training Agency, Veteran’s Administration, Employment Development Department, One-Stop Career Center, Job Corps, Asian Resources, Bach Viet, California Indian Manpower Consortium, the National Guard, and many others.