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Adult Education & Training

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.

WIOA services are provided to eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis with priority of service status provided to recipients of public assistance and other low-income individuals for intensive and training services.  Veterans and eligible spouses continue to receive priority of service for all Department of Labor (DOL) funded programs among all participants. 

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 (Adult or Dislocated Worker) or
  • Laid off from a Yolo County employer (Dislocated Worker)
  • 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 & Dislocated Worker Programs email us at WIOAprogram@yolocounty.org or  leave a message at (530) 661-2710.

WIOA Resources
Yolo County Approved WIOA Training Providers (updated regularly)
WIOA Training Checklist
Vocational Training School Questionnaire Form
Informational Interview Questions Form