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Federal Program to help build the workforce.

Job Training

Arizona Western College, Job Training Program is a federally funded grant program through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Our main goal is to prepare individuals for a competitive workforce by providing career, educational, and/or training services.

Target Population

  • Adults and Out of School Youth.
  • Students that qualify for a Pell Grant, low-income students, or students who previously qualified for a Pell Grant, but lost their eligibility.
  • Students seeking an occupational certificate in a field offered through AWC that can lead to employment and/or who are enrolled in a certificate program through AWC and are nearing their program completion ( some restrictions do apply).

Eligibility Requirements

All students must go through Arizona@Work, Yuma County to determine eligibility and enroll at Arizona Western College, Job Training Program (WIOA).

Possible Assistance

  • Financial assistance with the cost of training/tuition and textbooks when a Pell Grant is not available.
  • Assistance with training related expenses .
  • Internships/work experiences to further enhance knowledge and skills within your field of interest.

Program Expectations

  • We want to see you grow and succeed in the Job Training Program.  but, in order for us to support you, we need you to be a motivated learner!
  • Students are expected to successfully complete their occupational certificate program.
  • Students are expected to obtain employment in their area of study with a minimum wage of $12.50 per hour.
  • Students are expected to maintain contact with our program for a minimum of 1 year after their completion.

Our Partners:

Arizona Western College
Job Training Program WIOA

Downtown Center
1351 S. Redondo Center Dr.
Yuma, AZ 85365

3826 W. 16th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 329-0990
(928) 783-1825 Fax

MLK Youth Career Center
300 S. 13th Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 783-9347