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On the Job Training

Office of employees working at computer workstationsJob related training services can help applicants to qualify and obtain high-demand jobs that lead to economic self-sufficiency. Training services are available to eligible youth, adults, and dislocated workers through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and selected training providers and partners across the state.

Funding assistance for these training services is primarily available through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the Trade Assistance Act (TAA), and the On-the-Job Training (OJT). Sometimes, these funds may be leveraged with federal Pell grants and/or the Student Loan programs.

Training is available through selected and designated training providers or through an Individual Training Account (ITA) developed in partnership with a professional career center staff. Through this approach, after receiving core services and an individualized assessment, an ITA allows customers to choose appropriate training programs through an Eligible Training Provider (ETP) list. The ETP list helps ensure consumer protection and performance standards for training services. Program description, program length, cost, and provider contact information is all available online. For more information, call 1-866-765-5038.

Workforce Solutions South Plains Career Centers offer a variety services to help jobseekers determine the job or career that is “right” for them. These may include:

Workshops to enhance your job search, resume, cover letters, networking, and more
Labor market information that shows high-growth industries and occupations, etc.
Resource Rooms that provide easy access to computers, copiers, fax, phones, and Internet access to current jobs listings that exist locally, statewide, and nationwide
If jobseekers need additional training, Workforce Career Centers may provide:

Career counseling
Aptitude, Skill, and Interest Assessment
Short term training to upgrade or enhance job skills
On-the-job training with private employers
Educational and job training services, as featured through the Eligible Training Provider List
Individual Training Account development; ongoing Case Management support
Supportive services to help training participants while in training; such as transportation, housing, minor medical, and job search or relocation assistance
Job training prepares job seekers for good jobs. Our goal is to ensure our customers have easy access to the information and services provided through the Workforce Career Center as well as provide them with the most appropriate services to fit their individual needs. If you are interested in applying for job training, contact one of our career centers at 1-866-765-5038 or go to WorkinTexas.com

 

 

 

 

 

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