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CareerWorks Medical – FAQ

How do I apply for CareerWork$ Medical? Please apply online. Once your online application is completed, expect a phone call from the CareerWork$ Medical recruitment team. If you are having difficulty using the online application, contact

What is the training schedule? CareerWork$ Medical Program is an 8-week training course. Classes are held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., entirely via Zoom. Attendance is mandatory.

How much does it cost? There is no cost to you. The cost for your training is paid for by our employer partners and generous funders. However, all participants must be able to commit to attending the program. Missed classes could result in termination from the program, at any point.

What are the acceptance criteria for CareerWork$ Medical program? A.) Must pass the reading and math comprehension assessment, B.) Must be fully vaccinated, C.) Must show proof of an original Social Security Card (signed), D.) Must present a high school diploma, GED, or College Transcript, and E.) Must show proof of a valid California driver’s license or identification card with current address. If you do not have one of or more of the required documents, you will be waitlisted for future cohorts.

Is job placement guaranteed? Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive job placement assistance and meet with all our employer partners for full-time positions. Although we cannot guarantee placement, our career training programs have a combined placement rate of more than 80% ā€“ over 2,300 graduates have been placed in full-time positions since 2006.

Do you provide guidance after placement? Yes, we also provide career counseling and guidance as you grow in your new career.

Is it paid training? No, you are not paid for attending. JVS SoCal provides no-cost training and supportive services to see you through your training and into your new career.

How often is this course offered? CareerWork$ Medical classes are held 4 times a year. You can apply at any time. Please reach out to for start dates.

Where are the classes held? Classes are fully online via Zoom platform.

What if I have a criminal record? Candidates must pass a criminal background check, independently administered, and reviewed. There are no exceptions. JVS SoCal pays for the cost of the background check.

What if Iā€™m not accepted into the CareerWork$ Medical program?  If you are not accepted into CareerWork$ Medical program, we can provide you with additional resources. Our AJCC offers of employment services including career coaching, free training opportunities for high growth industries (including IT, construction, and healthcare), job placement assistance, and candidate recruitment at no cost. For more information visit our AJCC page or contact Patti Martinez, Program Manager at or 310-309-6000 ext 215.