Training & Education

Many training assistance programs are available through the Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas. Some programs offer scholarships to customers who meet specific eligibility requirements. Job seekers interested in furthering their education or attending a training program for one of the region’s demand occupations should look at each of the training program webpages or inquire about assistance at a Workforce Center.

American Indian Council
Offers programs and services for individuals who are affiliated with a Federally Recognized Tribe.

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Federal Student Aid plays a central and essential role in supporting postsecondary education by providing money for college to eligible students and families

Job Corps
Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job.

Kansas Health Profession Opportunity Program (KHPOP)
Designed to provide low-income individuals with education, training, and supportive services to prepare for career tracks in the health care industry.

Partner4Work Dislocated Worker Grant
Recruiting dislocated workers for retraining

Patient Care Assistant Grant
Free training for qualified individuals who wish to be employed as a Patient Care Assistant

Preparation for Aviation/Advanced Career Employment System (PACES)
PACES is designed to prepare low-income, low-skilled workers for higher-paying jobs in the aviation manufacturing and health care industries.  Dollars are used by the employers.

Registered Apprenticeship
Registered Apprenticeship is an employment and training program where you earn wages while you learn a skilled profession in a specific field such as construction or health care.

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
SCSEP provides workers ages 55 & over with an opportunity to gain key work skills by working in a real world, real time environment.

Trade Adjustment Assistance
The Trade Adjustment Assistance Program (TAA) is a federally funded program that helps workers who have lost their jobs as a result of foreign trade.

Employment and training services are available to eligible veterans.

Workforce Investment Act (WIOA)
Eligible adults and dislocated workers who complete core and intensive services at the Workforce Center and still find themselves unable to secure employment may be eligible to receive financial assistance for training in a an occupation that is in demand for Local Area IV.

How to Apply:

See what occupational training opportunities are approved for Local Area IV

Kansas Local Area IV WIOA Approved Training List

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