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 train individuals for employment and help them become employed.

Contact Info
Catalina.Reyes@azwestern.edu
Phone: (928) 317-6175
Fax: (928) 317-6179
Location: AWC Downtown Center
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Target Population

  • Adults, dislocated workers, 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.
  • Students who are enrolled in a certificate program through AWC and are nearing their program completion.

Eligibility Requirements

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

Possible Assistance

  • Financially assist students with their tuition and books if they do not qualify for a Pell Grant.
  • We may also be able to assist with training related expenses.
  • Internships or work experiences to further enhance students’ knowledge and skills in their field of interest.

Program Expectations

  • We want to see you grow and succeed in the job training program.  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 $10 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

 

For more information
 please contact us at
(928) 317-6076

Arizona@Work
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

Contact Info

Phone: (928) 317-7674
Fax: (928) 317-7615
Hours:
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

  • Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

  • Registration Hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm