No. Programs developed or endorsed by PG&E's PowerPathway workforce development program help potential job seekers become more competitive for careers in the energy and utility industry. At this time, a PowerPathway course is neither a requirement for nor a guarantee of employment with the company.
No. Completion of a PowerPathway program does not guarantee a job, an interview for employment, or an invitation to test with PG&E or any industry-related employer.
However, PG&E has certain job postings where completion of a specific PowerPathway course is identified as a desired qualification. Those applicants who meet the desired qualifications may be ranked higher among the candidates being evaluated, and, may have a better chance of proceeding successfully through the process of testing, interviewing, and hiring.
No. If you have already completed a profile, simply log in as a returning candidate.
No. PowerPathway programs are open to all qualified applicants. While certain PowerPathway courses are funded specifically for veterans, we have many programs available and open to all qualified applicants, regardless of military status. All courses and enrollment requirements are clearly marked on the Course Schedule.
You can stay informed of all new courses and programs matching your interests by indicating your interest in specific types of training and convenient geographic areas. You will be notified of all new courses and programs as they are announced.
We receive thousands of applications for every PowerPathway program, however, we are unable to accommodate every potential candidate. Every applicants' information is reviewed and only those candidates that are best qualified for the program will be contacted. If you are not selected for one program, your information will remain in our database and you will be considered for upcoming programs for which you may be qualified.
If you were not selected for a specific PowerPathway program your information remains in our database and you will be considered for future programs for which you may be qualified.
The PowerPathway course schedule changes throughout the year. Check the Course Schedule for open classes that may interest you, including information about schedules, locations, job focus and how to apply, or fill out this form and you will be notified when courses are available in your area.
Courses are offered during the day, in the evening, and on weekends, depending on course requirements. When possible, every attempt is made to accommodate the schedules of working adults and to provide case management assistance to program candidates.