About the Program
What is the Workforce Training Academy?
The Workforce Training Academy (WTA) empowers you to move toward a better paying job in industries that are in need of qualified employees:
- Skilled Trades
No matter what your prior education is, even if you need help with the first step of earning your high school diploma or HiSET (high school equivalency exam) - WTA provides the opportunity to get from wherever you are now to a promising career that provides a livable wage and prospects for advancement.
Steps to Success
If you're willing to put in the work needed to find a better career for yourself and your family, WTA will help you every step of the way. We offer everything you need to move from unemployed or underemployed into a job that pays a livable wage and has room for advancement.Step-by-step guide to starting your career
Pathway Navigators Help You Find Your Way
WTA offers participants support through our Pathway Navigators to help with concerns that may come up while you are in school.
WTA Career Readiness Supports
Helping our students discover their career pathways is not all that we do. Through career coaching, we help students clarify the vision and direction they want to pursue. Our Career Navigator prepares our students to excel in skills that are essential to job search success. We help students create or updated their resumes, cover letters and polish their interview skills. WTA collaborates with community organizations to ensure our students get the job search supports they need. We have a shared goal with our students-to start a career where there is opportunity for professional growth and personal fulfillment.
Do you receive food assistance?
If you receive food assistance you may qualify to participate in free training. The program was developed to help you learn skills for in-demand jobs that pay a higher wage.
Review the steps to qualify and complete your application in Step 1.Start Here