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SkillUp® Southeast Texas

SkillUp Southeast Texas is helping us build a workforce ecosystem that supports positive economic development through services for job seekers and employers. This is a FREE resource available to all residents in Jefferson, Orange and Hardin Counties. Job seekers can explore career pathways, view local job postings, register for free online learning, and receive workforce services. SkillUp Southeast Texas lets job seekers know what skills employers are looking for and offers 5,000 e-learning courses and 130 Industry Credential tracks related to those skills. Meanwhile, employers can use SkillUp® to create free online new hire training, as an affordable way to upskill their current workforce, and as an assessment and hiring tool. Create your free account today.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

WIOA provides funding for job search assistance and skills training for individuals in one of the following groups:

To see if you qualify please click the link below:
WIOA Online Application for Adult, Youth & Dislocated Workers

What type of training is available?

WIOA provides funding for training in occupational skills which may occur on the job or the classroom. For a complete list of the occupations for which training is available, please go to Targeted Occupations.

The classroom training must also be with an approved provider. For a list of eligible training providers, please see ETPS: Texas’ Statewide List of Certified Training Providers.

What type of documentation will I need?

You will need to provide the following:

  • a birth certificate or passport or DD214
  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card
  • Selective Service documentation

Other documents may be requested from your case manager as identified in the WIOA Eligibility Documentation Log.

How do I get more information about the WIOA program?

Contact your nearest Workforce Solutions Center to speak with a WIOA Case Manager.

Free Online Training

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