Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)

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The federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) offers a comprehensive range of workforce development activities through statewide and local organizations. Available workforce development activities provided in local communities can benefit job seekers, laid off workers, youth, incumbent workers, new entrants to the workforce, veterans, persons with disabilities, and employers. 

All WIOA services are provided to eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis with priority given to Yolo County residents. 

 

WIOA Adult Training Program Assistance

Adult & Dislocated Worker training services are provided in the Woodland and West Sacramento Offices.

Some eligibility requirements include:

  • Adults (must be 18 years of age or older)
  • Living in Yolo County or
  • Laid off from a Yolo County employer
  • *Males Only* Registered for the Selective Service (or have a documented exemption)
    • Check your Registration status here

Some activities include:

  • Apprenticeship provides job training that involves following and studying a master at a trade on the job instead of school.
  • Job Readiness provides skills necessary to be successful in the workplace such as communication skills and technology skills.
  • Occupational Skills Training is provided by an approved school to support in demand short-term training programs that lead to a certificate or license.
  • On-the-Job Training employee training at place of work while he/she is doing the actual job. 

For more information on the WIOA Adult Program or to schedule and appointment to meet with a Representative please contact (530) 661-2710 or (916) 375-6331 

 

WIOA Youth Training Program Assistance

Youth training services are provided in the Woodland and West Sacramento Offices.

Some eligibility requirements include:

  • Youth (must be between 18 and 24 years of age)
  • Living in Yolo County or
  • Laid off from a Yolo County employer
  • *Males Only* Registered for the Selective Service (or have a documented exemption)
    • Check your Registration status here

Some activities include:

  • Apprenticeship provides job training that involves following and studying a master at a trade on the job instead of school.
  • Job Readiness provides skills necessary to be successful in the workplace such as communication skills and technology skills.
  • Occupational Skills Training is provided by an approved school to support in demand short-term training programs that lead to a certificate or license.
  • On-the-Job Training employee training at place of work while he/she is doing the actual job.

For more information on the WIOA Youth Program please contact (530) 661-2750 or (916) 375-6200 and ask to speak to Edith Solórzano ext. 4029 or Kim Nielsen ext. 9715 or Shaun Fitzgerald ext. 9728.

 

WIOA Resources

Yolo County Approved WIOA Training Providers (updated regularly) 

WIOA Training Checklist

 Vocational Training School Questionnaire Form

 Informational Interview Questions Form

 

 

This WIOA Title I financially assisted program or activity program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. California Relay Service telephone number 1-800-735-2922.