360-hours of training
27 hours of training
20 hours of training
Turlock residents adversely impacted by COVID-19 may receive full scholarships to VOLT Institute to help recover from economic devastation.
The training provided is in the area of Maintenance Mechanics, an area of coursework created as a response to high employer demand in Stanislaus County.
Scholarship applications will be made available by request.
To determine your eligibility for the City of Turlock scholarship program you must meet the requirements below. The information you provided by you will be verified. Information provided by you should be true and correct to the best of your knowledge. You will be asked to provide information pertaining, but not limited to employment status, COVID-19 impact status about your former or current employment, household income eligibility, ethnicity, veteran status, and race.
To determine your eligibility you must:
• Be 18+ years of age at the time of enrollment.
• Be a resident of Turlock, Ca.
• Supply a copy of your valid driver’s license or state ID
• Supply a copy of your High School Diploma or G.E.D.
• Complete VOLT Institute enrollment process.
Provide verification that you have lost your job or have been adversely impacted by COVID-19 and to determine household income eligibility as required by CDBG in one or more of the following ways:
1. Unemployment benefits letter/verification from program participant, if any.
a. If no unemployment benefits verification is available, collect notarized zero-income certification
b. Secure a letter from their previous employer denoting that they have either been laid off, furloughed or had their hours reduced as a result of COVID-19.
c. Show 2-3 pay stubs from the previous employer that laid off or furloughed the
After your application is submitted you will be asked to make an appointment to submit copies
of above documents, discuss tuition options and enrollment contracts.
Classes begin on Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 with additional enrollment starting again in April.
Students will be admitted as space is available.
The 360-hour training includes 27 hours of soft skills and instruction on LEAN principles as well as hands-on learning in the areas of mechanical drives, pumps, basic electrical, PLC, pneumatics, production assembly, machine tools, welding, rigging, and print reading. Afternoon and evening classes are available. Instructors with industry experience ensure mastery of all sections and provide rigorous safety training.