Training & Education

Occupational Training and Education
Occupational Training and Education

Find A Career That Meets Your Passion

Our career development and training programs help job seekers acquire the education and skills needed to succeed in today's labor market. If you're a resident of Broward County, you may be eligible to receive a scholarship of up to $12,000 to help cover the cost of tuition, books, supplies and more. Scholarship recipients are also given access to a variety of resources and workshops to help with direct job placements, résumé writing, interview skills, employment readiness and career guidance.

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About The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), CareerSource Broward provides individualized services intended to help job seekers upgrade or return to the workforce by utilizing general, individual and training services. You can check out our approved occupational training programs by clicking here. We even offer financial assistance through scholarships to help pay for your career training and education. 

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program is designed to strengthen and improve our nation's public workforce system in order to help get Americans, including youth and those with significant barriers to employment, into high-quality jobs and careers and help employers hire and retain skilled workers. In order to participate in any of our training programs, you must first be enrolled in the WIOA program. For additional information about WIOA, click here.

  • Any resident of Broward County who is 18 years of age or older and registered for Selective Service
  • Any individual who is authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Any person who is unemployed or has received a notice of termination or layoff from employment
  • Any employed person who meets low-income eligibility criteria

Occupational Career Training Program

  • Individualized training programs to prepare you for a competitive and high-paying profession, including in industries such as healthcare, information technology, construction and more
  • Direct access to businesses hiring interns to gain experience while you’re obtaining your education
  • Scholarships available to help cover the cost of your tuition, book, supplies and more
  • Click here to view our list of participating educational providers and approved occupational career training programs

Prior Learning Assessments

  • If you have military experience, workplace training and/or the ability to demonstrate a skill, you may be able to earn college credit toward your degree or certification.
  • This is a great way to receive financial assistance, while working toward completing your occupational training. 
  • To learn more about our Prior Learning Assessments, contact one of our career centers near you. 

Paid Internship Program

  • Helps to fill employment gaps on your résumé
  • Gain relevant skills that allow you to transition into a different career
  • Financial assistance while you're looking for your next permanent job

*On-the-Job Training Program

  • Enhance and/or polish your acquired skills
  • Participants receive up to 6 months of training in a desired career field
  • Upgrade your job with your current employer
  • Learn more about on-the-job training programs by clicking here
  • *Determination is based on the availability of the participating employer

Ready to get started? Simply click here to access the WIOA program application steps, which can be completed online. Remember, you must be registered in Employ Florida in order to be enrolled in WIOA. To create an account, click here

    Are You An Educational/Training Institution Interested In Becoming A Training Provider?

    CareerSource Broward proudly collaborates with a variety of public and private education and training institutions located in South Florida. Our eligible training providers become a part of a customer-focused workforce investment system that improves opportunities by giving those seeking employment the tools and skills needed to either enter or advance in a career. Below you will find relevant information and documents related to becoming a CareerSource Broward training provider, including the application, a list of high-demand occupations and more.

    If you are an educational/training institution interested in becoming a Training Provider with CareerSource Broward, call (954) 677-5555 and ask to speak with the Regional Training & ITA Project Manager or send an email to