WIOA Programs

Start a new career through WIOA

Get the education, training and support you need to succeed in the labor market through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

If eligible, you'll get all or some of the costs covered to attend WIOA-approved training programs at the College of Lake County. This includes money for tuition, books and fees.

The training programs prepare you for high-demand occupations in fields like information technology, health and medical, manufacturing and transportation/logistics.

Do I qualify for a WIOA program?

Who can benefit from WIOA?

Adults and dislocated workers who have been awarded WIOA vouchers can participate in approved education and training programs at CLC. These include:

  • Job seekers
  • Laid-off workers
  • Youth
  • Incumbent workers
  • New entrants to the workforce
  • Veterans
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Employers

How do I get a WIOA voucher?

To participate in a WIOA training program, you first need a WIOA voucher. Follow these steps to see if you qualify:

Need help?

Your College & Career Navigator (CCN) is your "go-to person" ready to help you get started at CLC.

Your CCN guides you through the admission process, helps you choose your academic program, enroll in classes and connect you with resources.

Talk to a CCN

How do I apply to a WIOA-approved program at CLC?

After receiving a WIOA voucher from the Job Center of Lake County, set up a time to meet with a CLC College and Career Navigator.

Please mention that you are being referred from the Job Center for job retraining and that you want to use job retraining funds from WIOA or TAA (Trade Adjustment Assistance). Your Navigator will answer all of your questions and help you fill out your student letter of intent form.