The Road to Applying

Here is Workforce Training Academy's step-by-step guide to qualifying for FREE tuition:

Contact the WTA

The first step is often the hardest. Don't talk yourself out of it! Call: 515-697-7700

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Attend WTA Q&A Meeting

The goal of this initial meeting is to make you more aware of what the Workforce Training Academy offers, what is expected of you, and answer all your questions.

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Required Documentation Needed

  • Turn in proof of household income to qualify for tuition assistance.
  • Proof of high school diploma or HiSET equivalency.
  • Proof that you are a resident of Iowa.
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You will take a college readiness assessment which will provide information about your academic skills in reading and math.

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Attend A Navigating Your Journey Pre-Enrollment Class

This "pre-enrollment" class will help you learn about behaviors that lead to personal, academic and professional success.

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Attend Your DMACC Training Classes

Once you've decided on the career you want to train for, we'll help you enroll in the DMACC classes that deliver skills employers are looking for.

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Job Search and Post-Employment Support


​WTA continues to provide job search or advancement supports for up to one year!

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