CareerSource Capital Region offers resources and training opportunities that can help you jump start your career. Through our network of approved training providers, you may be eligible to complete training in an in-demand occupation that could lead to a vocational certificate/diploma, or even an Associate or Bachelor degree. In today’s job market, it is critical that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the needs of employers in order to compete. CareerSource Capital Region is here to help!
As a career seeker interested in obtaining occupational skills training, through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program, you may receive career guidance and possibly financial assistance to help with your training-related costs such as:
- Tuition and fees of the training provider
- Supplies required to be used in training
- Uniforms and shoes required to be worn while in training
- Certification/licensure fees required after completion of training
Career seekers interested in training assistance must:
- If unemployed, first seek employment and be unsuccessful with landing a job.
- Be deemed suitable for training (likely to succeed and gain employment upon completion, as determined by a trained career specialist).
- 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 Capital Region’s list of Eligible Training Providers/Programs. Note: In order for training programs to be added to the approved list, they must first be considered “in-demand” and be on the Targeted Occupations List for Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. To review the State of Florida's Eligible Training Provider List click here.
- 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
- Be willing to provide all required documentation and meet with your career specialist no less than monthly.
- Share the good news when you land a job!
- Commit to allow a CareerSource Capital Region representative to follow-up with you periodically for about a year after you start your new career.
Current training providers include:
Aveda Institute Tallahassee, Barry University, Florida A&M University, Florida Panhandle Technical College, Florida School of Traditional Midwifery, Florida State University, Gadsden Technical Institute, Keiser University, Leon Adult & Community Education, Lively Technical Center, National Training, Inc., Roadmaster Driver’s School, Southeastern School of Health Sciences, Tallahassee Community College, Taylor Technical Institute, The Academy, Truck Driver Institute, and Wakulla Adult & Community Education.
Please visit the websites of the training providers to learn more about them and the programs that they offer.
Training Providers - If you are a training provider that is interested in being added to the approved list or an already approved training provider that would like to add new programs, please click here to go the Training Provider page.