Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a Texas Eligible Training Provider

Our online non-academic career training courses enhance job readiness and a career pathway to address Unemployment, Underemployment, and military transition. Many of our training programs lead to industry-based certifications

The TEXAS ELIGIBLE TRAINING PROVIDERS LIST through Texas Workforce Commission identifies courses funded through WIOA.  

The Texas Workforce Investment Boards (28) must ensure that training services are directly linked to:

  • occupations that are on the Board’s Target Occupations List, or are on the Target Occupations List for another local workforce development area (workforce area) to which an adult, dislocated worker, or out-of-school youth is willing to commute or relocate; or
  • occupations that have been determined on a case-by-case basis to have a high potential for sustained demand and growth in the workforce area, based on sufficient and verifiable documentation, in accordance with the Board’s procedures and 40 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §841.34(b).

National Disaster Dislocated Worker Grant. Provides funding to create temporary employment opportunities to assist with clean-up and recovery efforts, when an area impacted by disaster is declared eligible for public assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or otherwise recognized by a Federal agency with authority or jurisdiction over Federal response to the emergency or disaster.  

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA).  Helps you get back to work after a trade related layoff.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)Designed to help job seekers and workers connect to good jobs and acquire the skills and credentials needed to obtain them; secure the employment, education, training and support services necessary to succeed in the labor market.  On November 26, 2019, the Texas Workforce Commission (Commission) approved the required Four-Year Combined State Plan for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) covering Program Years 2020–2023, for posting for public comment. 

Per WIOA Sec. 3 (Def. 7) - The term ‘‘career pathway’’ means a combination of rigorous and high-quality education, training, and other services that—(A) aligns with the skill needs of industries in the economy of the State or regional economy involved...

Here are two of the WIOA core programs:

Work related services are individualized and may include training, job placement assistance, and other services.