Financial Assistance for Continuing Education
If you are seeking skill development programs to improve your job prospects or are interested in developing your work ready skills you are encouraged to look into the options available for financial assistance to assist with the cost of continuing education courses.
If you are in need of financial assistance for a noncredit course, there are several options available to you based on eligibility. You are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities.
EDUCATION 2 EMPLOYMENT
EDUCATION 2 EMPLOYMENT is a FREE college and career preparatory program designed to enhance students’ skills and employability while preparing them for vocational training and college degree programs.
What programs are approved for Tuition Assistance?
The EDUCATION 2 EMPLOYMENT program provides free tuition funding for approved Continuing Education certificate training programs in occupations including:
Who can apply for Tuition Assistance?
Iowa residents 18 and older.
How can I get more information?
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
IWCC Workforce Development administers the WIOA services in Region 13. The purpose of WIOA is to increase access and opportunities for employment, education, training, and support services to individuals. Youth, dislocated workers and long term unemployed individuals may be eligible for these additional services.
Who do I call for more information?
Veteran Employment Services
Iowa is committed to providing quality employment services to veterans at our IowaWORKS Centers. Visit us online at www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/veteran-employment-services or email the Local Veteran Employment Representative (LVER) Region13.Web@iwd.iowa.gov.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services www.ivrs.iowa.gov/index.html assists individuals who have a physical or mental impairment which constitutes or results in a substantial impediment to employment for that individual. For more information, contact a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor at 712.328.3821.