Certificates

Jumpstart your career in a high-demand, high-growth technology occupation by earning a Google Career Certificate and a UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies certificate over 15 months. Training programs are available in business intelligence, front-end development and wireless communications technologist. Learn more about these certificates.


Job Search Support

While the technical skills you’ll learn in the classroom prepare you to do the job, equipping you to land the job is just as important. With help from our team, you’ll perfect your resume, practice interviewing, gain access to paid work experience and optimize your job search for maximum results, building skills to support every step of your career journey.


Financing

Participants pay no upfront costs for the program. With a 0% interest outcomes-based loan, at a maximum, participants who earn the equivalent of at least $40,000 per year will pay $7,000. Read our FAQs to learn more about outcomes-based loans.


Interested in a tech career but not sure if this program is right for you? Join our next live info session on February 26 at 5 p.m. Watch our pre-recorded info session or reach out to hello@workforce.org for more information.

Who It's For

  • Ages 18+
  • Live in San Diego County
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Interested in a career in technology

This program offers help:

  • With starting school or a certificate program
  • Finding a long-term job

How to Apply

Applications to this program are open through February 27, 2024. Complete an application to begin enrollment. It usually takes 10–15 minutes to complete. After submission, you will receive an email with supplemental questions. Once that is submitted, our team will contact you about next steps.

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Read about participants’ experiences with UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies:

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UCSD Tech Certificate program opens doors

Ernesto Gonzales was working at a job with limited financial growth when he heard about the Workforce Partnership’s UCSD Tech Certificate program. He applied for the business intelligence program and was accepted. Here he tells us about his experience with the team and his advice for others considering the program.

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UCSD Tech Certificate graduate increases his salary by more than $14 per hour with new career

When the first UCSD Tech Certificate program cohort launched in July 2019, Chris chose to study Business Intelligence (BI) since he was working in a BI capacity in his position at the time. He was enjoying the work he was doing, though he was feeling limited in his current role.

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New education option lands former stagehand first San Diego tech job

Prior to joining the Workforce Partnership’s UCSD Tech Certificate program, Ari Emdur was working as a stagehand and wasn’t getting the hours he needed at his job to support his family. He thought the program might just be the perfect way to break into tech. It turns out he was right.