What is Workforce Education?
Workforce Education provides funding and support for students enrolled in:
- Professional technical training - more than 40 degrees and certificates available
- Job skills training needed for finding a job (e.g. computer classes)
- Pre-college skills (high school diploma, HS+, GED, basic skills or ESL) to prepare for a degree or certificate
- People receiving, or have received, unemployment (apply for unemployment benefits here)
- Low income
- Receiving Basic Food or TANF assistance
- Needing to upgrade skills
**Each Workforce Education grant program has different criteria and requirements. Funding may include help with tuition, books, and fees.
TAKE THE SURVEY TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY, IT TAKES ONLY ONE APPLICATION TO GET CONNECTED WITH THE PROGRAMS THAT ARE BEST FOR YOU.
Two Steps To Get You Started
|Step One: Are You Eligible?||Take the eligibility survey to find out. If you qualify, you will be invited to attend a funding workshop at Tacoma Community College that will help guide you to the appropriate programs. Take a Short Survey >|
|Step Two: Funding Workshop||
After you take the eligibility survey you will be prompted to participate in an on-line orientation where you will find out more about Workforce programs and be able to apply for funding and services.
Browse the different Workforce programs, as well as eligibility
Building 19 Room 70
Summer hours for office calls:
Monday - Thursday 7:30AM to 5:30PM
TCC Workforce Education is currently closed to the public.
However, we are now utilizing some inventive online services to serve out students during this time. Zoom can be used with your phone, computer, or tablet device. Zoom allows you to use instant messaging, voice chat, or even video conferencing to speak with us in real time.
Connect with us via email or online!
Our Workforce Education Zoom Lobby can assist you with general questions.
Monday - Thursday 10AM to 3PM
You may also call in to the Zoom Lobby at 253-215-8782.
Do you know about our Titan Food Pantry?
Just click the Titan Food Pantry link to Schedule a visit!
Call 211 or click 211 link for additional resources!
Apply for food and medical benefits!
**Note: Washington Connection also screens you for other benefits and assistance that you and your family may qualify for.
Need help with job search? Get connected with WorkSource!
Let us assist you in learning about the Training Benefits Program!