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WIA Funding

CSUSM Extended Learning Approved Programs

3ds max
A+, Net+, Security+
A+, Network+, CCNA
A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA, CCNP
A+, Network+, Security+, MCSE Data Platform
Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding
Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2010
Advanced Coding for the Physician's Office
Advanced Hospital Coding and CCS Prep
Any Two CompTIA+ Courses
Certified Bookkeeper
Certified Wedding Planner
Cisco CCNA and CCNP
Freight Broker/Agent Training
Grant Writing
Human Resources Management
HVAC Technician
ICD-10 Medical Coding
Meeting and Event Planning
Operations and Resource Management
Paralegal Certificate
Payroll Practice and Management
Pharmacy Technician
Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2013, Software Included
Project Management
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Six Sigma Black Belt
Six Sigma Green Belt
Technical Writing
Travel Agent Training
Video Game Design and Development
Web Design Professional

What is the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)?

The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) is a federally funded training and job program that creates a new approach, providing workforce investment activities through statewide and local systems. Authorized workforce investment activities provided at the local level benefit job seekers, dislocated workers, youth, foster care participants, incumbent workers, new entrants to the workforce, veterans, persons with disabilities, and employers. These activities promote an increase in employment, job retention, earnings, and occupational skill attainment by participants. This outcome improves the quality of the workforce, reduces welfare dependency, and enhances the productivity and competitiveness of the nation. 

Who Qualifies for WIA Funding?

Many people can qualify for WIA grants. Workforce funding is generally budgeted into Adult, Dislocated Worker, Older Youth and Younger Youth categories. The majority of funding is budgeted toward adult and dislocated workers whose current job skills are out of date or will be soon. Clients seek training to update current skills or learn skills for a new career if his or her current occupation is not in demand.  

What is the Approval Process for WIA Participants?

Prospective WIA participants must visit a Job center to find out if they are eligible to receive WIA grant funding. Prospective students who are good candidates for the program will meet with a WIA Counselor who will help guide them through the WIA process.

San Diego Residents: San Diego Workforce Partnership

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