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Local job center seeks participants to learn job skills in class setting

The Americas Job Center of California in San Benito County is seeking to place as many as 30 participants ages 16-24 through training accounts where participants will learn job skills in a class setting.
Photos courtesy America's Job Center.

This article was contributed by Pedro Ornelas, employment and training services counselor with America's Job Center in California.

As part of the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (W.I.O.A), America's Job Center of California (AJCC) in San Benito County is offering Individual Training Accounts to individuals who are dislocated workers, adults, and young adults between the ages of 16-24.

The AJCC is seeking to place as many as 30 participants through the Individual Training Accounts where the participants will learn job skills in a class setting. Classes are available within commuting distance through various vocational colleges. Training may last up to a year depending on the chosen approved course. Paid tuition, books, and certain supplies may be covered at the successful completion of the program course participants will receive a certificate of completion and job search assistance.

The Individual Training Accounts program will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Schools who are interested in becoming course providers are highly encouraged to add their schools on the Eligible Training Providers List. The local W.I.O.A. program will pay the school site up to the maximum allowed $4,000.00 in tuition.

For more information, contact Pedro Ornelas at (831)637-5627 or email via pornelas@cosb.us.

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Contact Info for America's Job Center of California in San Benito County, located at 1111 San Felipe Road, Suite 107 in Hollister:

Office: (831) 637-JOBS (5627) or (831) 637-9293

Fax: (831) 637-0996

 

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