STEP 1: Are You Eligible?

To be determined eligible for the grant, students will need to visit the Missouri Career Center.  Appointments are not necessary, but plan to spend a couple hours for your initial visit.  The MCC is busiest during lunch hours, so you may want to plan your visit earlier in the morning or later in the afternoon.  For directions or further questions, call: 417-887-4343

NEW Location: 2900 E. Sunshine, Springfield, MO 65804

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8-5 and Friday 9-5


STEP 2: Apply to OTC

Apply Today!  Be sure to call the MoWINs office to begin the MoWINs application process: 417-447-2622

Click on one of the application links below:

Step 3: Choose your Program

Click on a program below for more information:


UPDATE: THIS PROGRAM IS FULL FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE GRANT.  THE NEXT COHORT WILL NOT BE GRANT FUNDED AND WILL BEGIN JANUARY 2015.  This 1 1/2 year AAS degree program prepares students to assist clients with selecting, fitting, and maintaining hearing aides. The program is offered in an online hybrid format.

For more information on applying to the HIS program, click on the link below:

Apply to HIS Program


This 8 week program provides certification in cleaning and maintaining hospital facilities, as well as OSHA and CPR certifications.  Students with this certification have had success finding work as Environmental Service Technicians at a variety of healthcare facilities. 

Tentative Summer/Fall 2014 Schedule:

  • Summer: June 2-July25 (Monday-Friday 7:30-12:30)
  • Fall: August 18-October 10 (Monday-Friday 7:30-12:30)

Cost: Tuition $0 and no books to purchase!  Students will only be responsible for fees (approximately $185).

Program Overview (7 credits total):

IMT 295 Building Maintenance (3 credits)   

IMT 120 Industrial Safety (3 credits)
This course offers lecture/lab experiences that provide the student a solid foundation for continued study of Industrial Maintenance. Topics include a wide variety of safety and regulatory compliance sessions such as: First Aid, CPR, Electrical Safety, and Lock-out/Tag-out. OSHA and EPA regulations are also covered, as well as awareness of Environmental Safety and Health issues.                                                                                                  

TEC285 Occupational Seminar (1 credit)
 Instruction for this course includes career identification, self-assessment, resume development, preparation of cover letters, completion of applications for local jobs, learning the on-line employment application process, research of local companies, jobs available, and current salary ranges, job searching techniques and tools, interviewing skills, follow-up steps after the job interview and on-the-job performance expectations.


QUESTIONS? Call 417-447-2622. We are happy to help!

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