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WIOA Programs

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) offers a comprehensive range of workforce development activities through statewide and local organizations.

Who can benefit from WIOA?

CLC offers programs that are certified to provide education and training to adults and dislocated workers who have been awarded vouchers under WIOA, these may include:

  • Job Seekers
  • Laid-off Workers
  • Youth
  • Incumbent Workers
  • New Entrants to the Workforce
  • Veterans
  • Persons with Disabilities
  • Employers

WIOA Eligibility

To find out if you are eligible for a WIOA voucher, follow these steps:

  1. Attend an information session at either the Grayslake or Waukegan Job Center. See the Training Detail Flyer on the Lake County Job Center Publications Library (www.lakecountyil.gov/2811/Publication-Library) webpage.
  2. Meet with a case manager at the Job Center of Lake County to determine your eligibility.
  3. Decide which WIOA approved program you would like to pursue.
  4. Contact Counseling Services and meet with a CLC counselor.
    • Please be sure to mention that you are being referred from a Workforce or Job Center for job retraining and hope to use job retraining funds such as WIOA or TAA. They will then help you answer any questions and will fill out your student letter of intent form.
  5. Take the completed copy of your student letter of intent form to your case manager.

For more information, or to learn if you qualify, contact the Job Center of Lake County.

The Purpose of WIOA

The purpose of these activities is to promote an increase in the employment, job retention, earnings, and occupational skills improvement by participants. This, in turn, improves the quality of the workforce, reduces welfare dependency, and improves the productivity and competitiveness of the nation.


Approved Programs at CLC
Training Program Total Hours Primary Outcome
.NET Programming Certificate
20
Certificate of Completion
Addiction Counseling & Treatment AAS
68
Associate Degree
Addiction Counseling & Treatment Certificate
31
Certificate of Completion
Administrative Professional AAS
60-61
Associate Degree
Advanced Supply Chain Management Certificate
30
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Air Conditioning and Heating Specialist Certificate
11
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Brakes and Suspension Specialist Certificate
11
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Collision Repair AAS
60
Associate Degree
Automotive Collision Repair Certificate
23
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Damage Analysis Certificate
14
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Electrical Specialist Certificate
11
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Fuel Systems Specialist Certificate
11
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Oil Change Specialist Certificate
11
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Refinishing Technician Certificate
22
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Structural Repair Technician Certificate
23
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Technician AAS
68
Associate Degree
Automotive Technician Certificate
56
Certificate of Completion
Automotive Transmission Specialist Certificate
11
Certificate of Completion
Basic Machining Certificate
15
Certificate of Completion
C++ Programming Certificate
16
Certificate of Completion
CAD Drafting 3D Parametric Certificate
21
Certificate of Completion
CAD Drafting GAP Option AAS
61
Associate Degree
CAD Drafting Technology - Mechanical AAS
61
Associate Degree
CAD Drafting Technology/Architectural Certificate
24
Certificate of Completion
CAD Drafting Technology/AutoCAD Certificate
13
Certificate of Completion
CAD Drafting Technology/Civil Certificate
21-22
Certificate of Completion
CAD Drafting Technology/Solidworks Certificate
9
Certificate of Completion
Cisco CCNA® Certification (PTEC 2)
6
Certificate of Completion
CNC - Computerized Numerical Control AAS
64-65
Associate Degree
CNC - NIMS Level I CNC Operator/Setup Technician
16-19
Certificate of Completion
CNC Programing/Operations Certificate
30
Certificate of Completion
Commercial Refrigeration Technician Certificate
14
Certificate of Completion
CompTIA® A+® Certification (PTEC 1)
3
Certificate of Completion
Computed Tomography Certificate
16
Certificate of Completion
Computer Forensics Analyst Certificate
32-34
Certificate of Completion
Criminal Justice AAS
63
Associate Degree
Criminal Justice Certificate
30
Certificate of Completion
Dental Hygiene AAS
79
License
Desktop Support Technician Certificate
9
Certificate of Completion
Early Childhood Education AAS
60
Associate Degree
Electrical Engineering Technology AAS
66-70
Associate Degree
Electrical Troubleshooting Technician
14
Associate Degree
Electrical/Electronic Maintenance Certificate
30-32
Certificate of Completion
Electronics Technology Certificate
35
Certificate of Completion
Entrepreneurship/Small Business Certificate
27-29
Certificate of Completion
Fire Science Technology AAS
64
Associate Degree
Gas Metal Arc Welding
18
Certificate of Completion
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
24
Certificate of Completion
General Human Services Certificate
31
Certificate of Completion
Health Information Technology AAS
65-69
Associate Degree
Healthcare Office Assistant Certificate
7
Certificate of Completion
Home Inspection Certificate
4
Certificate of Completion
Hospitality and Culinary Management AAS
69
Associate Degree
Hospitality Manager Certificate
35
Certificate of Completion
Hospitality Supervisor Certificate
18
Certificate of Completion
Human Services - Adult Services AAS
64
Associate Degree
Human Services - Children and Adolescents AAS
61
Associate Degree
HVAC/R Installation Technician Certificate
18.5-20
Certificate of Completion
HVAC/R Service Technician Certificate (24RI)
29
Certificate of Completion
Information Technology Professional A+/Cisco (WPDI)
9
Certificate of Completion
Information Technology Professional A+/Cisco/Security+ (WPDI)
12
Certificate of Completion
Information Technology Professional Cisco/Security+ (WPDI)
9
Certificate of Completion
Information Technology Professional Security+ (PTEC 3)
3
Certificate of Completion
Introduction to Supply Chain Management Certificate
15
Certificate of Completion
Landscape Construction and Maintenance AAS
63
Associate Degree
Landscape Design AAS
63
Associate Degree
Landscape Maintenance Certificate
18
Certificate of Completion
Lasers, Photonics and Optics Certificate
16
Certificate of Completion
Machine Tool Trade - Tool and Mold Maker - Phase III Certificate
51
Certificate of Completion
Machine Tool Trades - Phase II Certificate
36
Certificate of Completion
Machine Tool Trades AAS
66
Associate Degree
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate
15
Certificate of Completion
Marketing Certificate
27
Certificate of Completion
Mechanical Engineering Technology AAS
67-71
Associate Degree
Mechatronics Technology Certificate
30
Certificate of Completion
Medical Assisting AAS
60-64
Associate Degree
Medical Assisting Certificate
36-40
Certificate of Completion
Medical Billing Specialist Certificate
20-24
Certificate of Completion
Medical Imaging AAS
72
Associate Degree
Multimedia Communications Certificate
36
Certificate of Completion
Multimedia Presentations Certificate
15
Certificate of Completion
Natural Areas Management AAS
63-64
Associate Degree
Network Admin and Security AAS
67-69
Associate Degree
Network Admin and Security Certificate
43
Certificate of Completion
Nursing - Certified Nurse Assisting Certificate
7
Certificate of Completion
Nursing AAS
64
Associate Degree
Office Application Specialist AAS
60-64
Associate Degree
Office Application Specialist Certificate
21
Certificate of Completion
Office Professional Certificate (22SN)
13
Certificate of Completion
Paralegal Studies Certificate
30
Certificate of Completion
Personal Care Aide Certificate
1.5
Certificate of Completion
Pharmacy Technician Training Certificate
7
Certificate of Completion
Phlebotomy Technician Certificate
6
Certificate of Completion
Professional Accounting Certificate
39
Certificate of Completion
Project Management Certificate
3
Certificate of Completion
Residential Air Conditioning Technician Certificate
14
Certificate of Completion
Residential Heating Technician Certificate
14
Certificate of Completion
Security Officer Basic Training Certificate
1.5
Certificate of Completion
Security Officer Firearms Training Certificate
1.5
Certificate of Completion
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certificate
21
Certificate of Completion
Supervision Certificate
27
Certificate of Completion
Supply Chain Management AAS
63
Associate Degree
Surgical Technology Certificate
43-49
Certificate of Completion
Technical Communication Certificate
30
Certificate of Completion
Truck Driver Training Certificate
10
Certificate of Completion
Veterinary Assistant Training Certificate
7
Certificate of Completion
Web Programming AAS
60-64
Associate Degree
Web Programming Certificate
21
Certificate of Completion