Typing Certificate

Obtaining a Typing Certificate


Certain positions may require a typing certificate to demonstrate they meet the minimum typing requirements for the position. If a typing certificate is required, it will be clearly noted on the job flyer for the position. Candidates who fail to provide a typing certificate by the final filing date will be disqualified from the examination process. The Human Resources Department will not be administering typing tests to candidates.

Certification may be in the form of a certificate, letter, or test results form and must clearly state the following:
  1. Your name
  2. Name of the issuing agency. Agencies acceptable are a government agency, a temporary employment agency, a business college, an adult school, or a public school system
  3. The date of your test. The test must be dated within 1 year of the final filing date of the recruitment
  4. Gross typing speed, errors and net typing speed of the test. The minimum net typing requirements for these postions are stated on the job announcement
The following agencies are examples of acceptable issuing agencies and administer typing tests to the public (The City of Azusa is not responsible for the administration and/or accuracy of tests and certificates issued by these agencies)

Acceptable Issuing Agencies


Olympic Personnel Services


588 South Grand Avenue
Covina, CA 91722
Ph: (626) 967-5255
Walk in and ask for Stephanie
Call for fee inquiry

Glendora Employment Agency, Inc.


203 So. Glendora Ave., Suite C.
Glendora, CA 91741
Ph: (626) 335-4081
Call for an appointment and fee

Azusa Adult School


1134 S. Barranca Ave Rm 17B
Glendora CA 91740
(626) 852-8400)
Time: Monday and Wednesday
9 AM to 12 Noon
6 PM to 9 PM
Cost is $35