Job Training

Missouri's Industry Job Training Programs

Missouri's Industry Training Programs offer flexible, responsive, and customized training specifically tailored for a company's needs. These programs are all state-funded and designed to help eligible companies create or retain jobs in the state. Training assistance is available for training new hires, pre-employment training, incumbent worker training, technical skill training, and soft skills training. Participant businesses range in size depending on the program and include various types of industry.

These industry job training programs provide a partnership between the state, Local Education Agency, industry, and employees. OTC's Center for Workforce Development serves as the regional Local Education Agency.

Missouri Job Training Programs

Missouri Career Center Funding Sources

For those students who have experienced a job loss, there may be job training program funds available. OTC's Center for Workforce Development and the Continuing Education department offer several job readiness programs that qualify for these training funded programs.

WIA--The Workforce Investment Act
(included adumt, youth, and dislocated workers)
ARRA--American Recover and Reinvestment Act
NEG--National Emergency Grants CAP--Career Assistance Program
TRADE Act--Trade Reform, Accountability, Development, and Employement PELL Grants--Federal Pell Grant Program
(need-based grants to low-income undergraduate and certain post-baccalaurate students)
CAA--Career Advancement Accounts  

Contact your local Missouri Career Center for more information. They can determine eligibility for a variety of program funds on a case-by-case basis.