Career and Technical Training

​SkillUp Northeast Texas

SkillUp Northeast Texas is helping us build a workforce ecosystem that supports positive economic development through services for job seekers and employers. This is a FREE resource available to all residents in all Northeast Texas counties. Residents can complete online classes, explore career pathways and prepare for industry-recognized certifications to upgrade existing skills or learn new skills.  Whether an individual is looking for a first job, a new job, or to advance their career, Metrix courses can help you get there.  The Metrix E-Learning system has a catalog of over 4,000 courses that include topics such as business, information technology, manufacturing, customer service, finance and much more.  Meanwhile, employers can use SkillUp® to create free online new hire training, as an affordable way to upskill their current workforce, and as an assessment and hiring tool. Create your free account today.

​Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

WIOA provides funding for job search assistance and skills training for individuals in one of the following groups:

To find out if you quality, please contact your local Workforce Solutions office

​What type of training is available?

WIOA provides scholarships for training in occupations skills from an approved provider.  For a complete list of occupations for which training is available, please visit Target Occupations

The classroom training must also be with an approved provider. For a list of eligible training providers, please contact your local Workforce Solutions Office.

​What type of documentation will I need?

You will need to provide the following:

  • Passport
  • DD214
  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card
  • Selective Service documentation
Other documents may be requested from your case manager as identified in the WIOA Eligibility Documentation Log.

​How do I get more information about the WIOA program?

Contact your nearest Workforce Solutions office to speak with a WIOA Case Manager.