Through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program, you may receive career guidance and possibly financial assistance to help with your occupational skills training. Tuition, as well as training-related costs, such as books, training supplies, uniforms / shoes required, and certification/licensure fees required after completion of training may be covered.
Job seekers interested in training assistance must:
- Meet eligibility requirements for the WIOA program. Eligibility is assessed individually and is based upon household income and employment status.
- Participate in training that is on CareerSource Gulf Coast’s list of Approved Training Providers, including Gulf Coast State College and Haney Technical Center.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) when enrolling in programs that are eligible for federal financial aid.
- Meet admission requirements of the training provider and be accepted into the training program of interest.