in short-term training scholarships available to job seekers
outhwest Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment (SWAPTE) and the Alabama Career Center is pleased to announce that over $500,000 in scholarship dollars are available to job seekers interested in pursuing training in nursing, truck driving, welding, certified nursing assistants, electronics technician, dental assisting, avionics, and airframe and powerplant technology.
"This training allows job seekers the opportunity to
find employment with new industries locating to our region,"
said Sydney Raine, SWAPTE president. "The aviation and shipbuilding industry has seen significant growth. There is
a need to fill these jobs and we want to afford job seekers the opportunity to get the skills in order to get the jobs."
Eligible applicants could qualify for up to $15,000 in training scholarships depending on the length of the program. Applicants interested in receiving a skills training scholarship must meet the following criteria:
· receive admission to program of preference
· meet eligibility requirements
·complete training in 2 years or less
To learn more, please call your local Career Center or visit www.swapte.org. Click here
to download a copy of the 2018-2019 WIOA Training Scholarship