How to Effectively Apply for the WIOA Program
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If you have been recently laid off and are looking for work, additional training and certifications give you a leg up on the competition in the workforce. There are government programs designed to help people like you get the training they need to get back to work. MicroTrain provides all the necessary information and support to help you get access to these programs. For over 15 years, our expert instructors have been helping professionals like you get trained, certified, and hired.
MicroTrain's FREE WIOA Seminar provides information about the government programs available to individuals who have been laid off. This seminar is strictly informative — there is no cost and no further obligation in attending. Should you decide to pursue professional training and certification, MicroTrain offers cutting edge technical and management training, in addition to career planning services, job search tools, internal recruitment services, and established employer connections.
About this Course
What you'll learn:
- The grants available for job training (WIOA, ITA, TAA )
- The requirements and criteria for WIOA job training grants (Laid-off, on unemployment, when, where)
- The types of training programs and certifications available (Technology, Microsoft, Cisco, Project Management etc.)
- Where and how to apply.
A Cisco Success Story
I attended a resume writing seminar & conducted mock phone interviews with a Microtrain career counselor. These two activities gave me a leg up on distinguishing myself from all the other people looking for work. Since the career counselor's at Microtrain had a track record of getting people hired, their insight and positive past experiences helped me tremendously in getting hired with a Cisco Voice Systems Integrator in the Chicago area. I was hired as a Cisco Voice Tech Engineer with a starting salary of $65,000 / year with a Cisco voice systems reseller located in the Chicagoland area. Microtrain was very instramental in making this a reality. From expediting my WIA grant, to providing excellent hands-on training from knowledgable instructors I was able to achieve becoming certified with my CCNP. Microtrain's career services was the final catalyst in connecting me with this company by communicating with them on my behalf and with me in setting up the interview. One week later and I was hired. No joke. Thanks Microtrain!
Microtrain presents the course material in an interesting and concise manner. Microtrain gives the student all the resources necessary to pass the certification exams. Both the Chicago and Lombard facilities were excellent, and the staff goes to any length to accommodate any student changes.
Very thorough, good mix of lecture and lab work. Al is great! Keeps classes interesting and supplements required test material with need-to-know items from real world experience.
PMP Certification Training, Lombard, 2008
I was laid off for many months and not really getting many callbacks for my resume and no job offers. After I put the letters PMP on it, not only did I see an increase in quantity, but also quality of interviews. I had been spinning my wheels for 5 months, and after the PMP went on, I had 2 job offers in 6 weeks. It really was the "golden ticket"
PMP Certification Training, November 2008
Thanks Microtrain for conducting a great PMP course that set me on a successful path to obtain my PMP certification. I have passed the test!
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