Cypress Mandela Training Center class in Union City is a 16 week pre-apprentice training program from 7 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday. It is free to adults 18 years or older that meet the requirements and are accepted into the program. Adults who are 18 and older who possess the following and wish to enter the building trades


The requirements to apply for the program are:

1)    California Driver’s License and Social Security Card

2)    High School Diploma or GED

3)    A DMV printout


Please share this with your staff and other service providers in your network. The next class will start in January.


Here is a list of certifications Cypress provides during the 16 week training program.


·       Cypress Mandela's 16-week Completion Certificate

·       40-Hr. Hazardous Waste

·       Mold Remediation

·       Confined Space

·       First Aid/CPR-AED

·       Labor Occupation Health & Safety

·       Asbestos Remediation


Our next Information Session will be held Tuesday December 6, 2016 at 6:00 pm

At the Cypress Mandela Training Center, Union City Satellite Site

Bernard White Middle School 725 Whipple Road, Union City, CA

Please call our office (510) 208-7350 or


If you live in the Tri-Cities, please contact Sergio Abundis 510-675-5819