Job Training Resources

Our community partners offer job training programs that enable hard-working individuals to gain new skills, advance their careers and move closer to the goal of financial stability.

See below for a current list of available job training and certification programs. For more information or to enroll, please contact the program directly.

Category: Healthcare

ProgramLengthDetails
Community Health Worker (CHW)
12 weeks; Thursday nights 6-8:30
Benefits:Opens doors to careers in nursing, respiratory therapy and medical lab technician roles, with starting pay of $22-$35/hour upon completion and hire
Also includes: Career counseling, digital skills, financial coaching, job leads/search/placement, retention support, interviewing/resume skills, professional skills training, referrals for transportation and childcare assistance
Requirements: Completion of 8th-grade reading level pre- and post-assessment, diploma or GED, ID or drivers license

Cost: $25 non-refundable application fee (scholarship available)
Format: Distance learning
Location: ZIP codes served: 75215, 75217, 75223, 75218, 75216, 75210, 75227

Contact
Email info@empoweringthemasses.org or call 971-460-6316

PCT, EKG, CPR and Phlebotomy Certification, offered by Oak Cliff Works
26 weeks; Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Benefits: Opens doors to careers in health care with Methodist, with potential starting pay of $15-$16/hour
Also includes: Career counseling, financial coaching, job leads/search/placement, retention support, interviewing/resume skills, professional training skills
Requirements: Dallas residents with a high school diploma or GED paying 80% of Dallas HUD metro fair market rents and living at 125% below poverty level; must provide drivers license or ID, birth certificate, social security card, COVID vaccine card, immunization record, utility bill, pay stub for 1 month for all employed in household, health insurance card, social security card and birth certificate for children under 18, SNAP award letter, if applicable

Cost: Covered by Scholarship
Format: In person
Location: Multiple locations: 400 S. Zang Blvd., Dallas College, Methodist Hospital, Charlton Methodist Hospital

Contact
Email Kiyundra Jones at occ@oakcliffchamber.org or call 214-943-4567

Phlebotomy
12 weeks; Tuesday-Thursday 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. OR Tuesday and Thursday nights 6-9 p.m.
Benefits: Opens doors to careers in nursing, respiratory therapy and medical lab technician roles, with starting pay of $22-$35/hour upon completion and hire
Also includes: Career counseling, digital skills, financial coaching, job leads/search/placement, retention support, interviewing/resume skills, professional skills training, referrals for transportation and childcare assistance
Requirements: Completion of 8th-grade reading level pre- and post-assessment, diploma or GED, ID or drivers license

Cost: $25 non-refundable application fee (scholarship available)
Location: 2922 MLK Junior Blvd., Suite 131 Dallas

Contact
Email info@empoweringthemasses.org or call 971-460-6316

Category: Logistics

ProgramLengthDetails
Forklift Certification
4 hours, once or twice a month
Benefits: $18.80/hour starting pay after completion and hire
Also includes: Career counseling, digital skills, financial coaching, job leads/search/placement, retention support, interviewing/resume skills, professional skills training, transportation assistance

Cost: $80; free for qualified veterans
Format: Distance learning
Location: 8800 Ambassador Row, Dallas

Contact
Email Ed Vonder at evonder@uandispreadthelight.com

Professional Industrial Truck (PIT)
2-day training offered monthly
Benefits: $18.80/hour starting pay after completion and hire
Also includes: Career counseling, digital skills, financial coaching, job leads/search/placement, retention support, interviewing/resume skills, professional skills training, transportation assistance

Cost: Free (breakfast & lunch included)
Format: Distance learning
Location: 1133 S. Madison Ave., Dallas

Contact
Workforce Training Interest Form

Certified Logistics Associate (CLA)
3-day training offered twice a year
Benefits: Opens doors to high-growth logistics industry, with starting pay of $15/hour after completion and hire
Also includes: OSHA workforce safety training, job leads/search, resume writing, professional skills training
Requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, age 18+, ability to work in the U.S.

Cost: Free (breakfast & lunch included)
Format: Distance learning
Location: 1133 S. Madison Ave., Dallas

Contact
Workforce Training Interest Form

Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)
3-day training offered twice a year
Benefits: Opens doors to high-growth logistics industry, with starting pay of $15/hour after completion and hire
Also includes: OSHA workforce safety training, job leads/search, resume writing, professional skills training
Requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, age 18+, ability to work in the U.S.

Cost: Free (breakfast & lunch included)
Format: Distance learning
Location: 1133 S. Madison Ave., Dallas

Contact
Workforce Training Interest Form

Category: Miscellaneous

ProgramLengthDetails
ESL classes in partnership with Dallas College
14 weeks; Monday and Wednesday 9-11:30 AM

Benefits: Provides important prerequisite skills for most office jobs and for greater earning potential

Also includes: Digital skills, job leads/search, resume writing, professional skills training, childcare assistance Requirements: ID, no master’s degrees

Cost: Free
Format: In person
Location: 917 Bank St., Dallas

Contact
Email Julia Alessandra at jallessandra@jubileecenter.org or call 214-887-1364 ext. 260

Computer skills classes in partnership with Dallas College
4 weeks; Tuesday and Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Benefits: Provides important prerequisite skills for most office jobs and for greater earning potential

Also includes: Digital skills, job leads/search, resume writing, professional skills training, childcare assistance

Cost: Free
Format: In person
Location: 917 Bank St., Dallas

Contact
Email Julia Alessandra at jallessandra@jubileecenter.org or call 214-887-1364 ext. 260

IT and medical training, various industry certifications and navigation in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program and with Texas Workforce
4 weeks; Tuesday and Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Benefits:Interfaith provides a variety of services and training opportunities to assist workers in navigating the North Texas job market
Also includes: Career counseling, financial coaching, job leads/search, retention support, interviewing skills, resume writing, professional skills training, gas and bus passes, childcare assistance for those in job search (case by case)

Cost: Free

Contact
Email Joselyn Bustos at scoordinator@interfaithdallas.org or call 214-827-7220 ext. 100

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