Vocational Instructor Exams

Review the Exam Bulletins listed below. Click on a classification to view the Exam Bulletin which contains salary information, the “Minimum Qualifications” required to become eligible to take the exam, as well as “How To Apply” instructions for that exam. NOTE: “How to Apply” instructions may vary so it is important to carefully read the Exam Bulletin for the classification you are interested in.

Vocational Instructors (Adult and/or Juvenile Facilities)

*Note: All bulletins are for Vocational Instructors (CF)

Exam BulletinsTest Type
Vocational Instructor- Auto Body and Fender Repair, CF Qualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor – Auto Mechanics, CF Qualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor – Building Maintenance, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor – Carpentry, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor – Computer & Related Technologies, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor – Cosmetology, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Culinary Arts, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Electrical Work, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Electronics, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Landscape Gardening, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Machine Shop Practices, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Masonry, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Office Services and Related Technologies, CF Qualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Painting, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Plumbing, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Roofer, CF Qualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Sheet Metal Work, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Small Engine Repair, CFQualification Assessment
Vocational Instructor- Welding, CF Qualification Assessment

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will not be administering examinations for the following classifications until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Exam BulletinsTesting Instrument
Vocational Instructor- Drywaller/Installer, CFn/a
Vocational Instructor – Diesel Mechanic, CFn/a
Vocational Instructor – Machine Shop Automotive, CFn/a
Vocational Instructor – Mill & Cabinet Work, CFn/a
Vocational Instructor – Printing Graphic Arts, CFn/a