Return to work in a new career or with upgraded skills!
You may qualify for Worker Retraining assistance with tuition,
supplies, books, and child care. With approval from Employment Security, you may
continue to receive unemployment benefits while attending full-time training
until the date your benefits are exhausted. Start by checking if you fit one of
You are currently receiving or are eligible to receive, Washington State
You have received a layoff notice and will be laid off soon.
You have exhausted Washington State unemployment benefits within the last
You are a displaced homemaker, meaning that you were dependent on the income of
another family member but are no longer supported by that income.
You were self-employed, operating your own business, and are now unemployed
because of economic downturn.
You are a veteran who was honorably separated from service within the last two years.
What are the services available through Worker Retraining?
Start-up funding (financial
aid) for the first quarter of a full-time program
Career planning and academic assessment
Assistance with paperwork: Commissioner Approved Training (CAT) or Training
Benefits (TB), Trade Adjustment Act (TAA), Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Pell
Job placement assistance
Worker Retraining is designed to help you gain the skills and certification
needed to be competitive in today's job market. The program is a partnership
between technical and community colleges and Employment Security. Worker
Retraining has provided an opportunity for job training to thousands of
eligible Washington workers since 1993.
Maximize Your Potential
Call for Information: (425) 235-5840
Location: Campus Center , Dr. Robert C.
Roberts Building, 2nd floor in Student Services
Unemployment Benefits, CAT, and TB:
Choose from these Training Programs:
Select a link above to find out more about these occupations and earning
potential. Check our current
class schedule for short-term