Access Training

What we can help with

If you have recently lost your job due to COVID 19, you are likely eligible for free job training to help connect you to an in-demand career.

Contact Number: 216-777-8200

Get Started

We can assist with short term occupational training funding up to a year in length, utilizing Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds for those who qualify.

Occupational Skills Training is an organized program of study that provides specific vocational skills that lead to proficiency in performing actual tasks and technical functions required by certain occupational fields at entry, intermediate, or advanced levels and results in attainment of a recognized post-secondary credential.

Those who receive an Individualized training account have the following parameters: $6,000.00 maximum for ITA training funded by OMJ|CC. Exceptions to the $6,000.00 threshold will be in the following sectors:

1. Information Technology sector for in-demand occupations where the ITA maximum amount will be $8,500.00;

2. Manufacturing sector for in-demand occupations where the ITA maximum amount will be $7,500.00;

3. Health Care sector for in-demand occupations where the ITA maximum amount will be $7,500.00;

Basic digital skills

Microsoft Suite, Grow with Google

Advanced information technology

Software coding, cybersecurity, help desk

Welder, CNC operator

Health care
Pharmacy technician, certified medical assistant, registered nurse

Transportation and logistics certifications
CDL, others

What you can do

Access free online learning tools using your Cuyahoga County library card. Get a library card.
Learn business, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals using free video courses on the latest software, taught by industry experts. Online videos are available for Developer, IT, Business, Marketing, Photography, 3D+Animation, Video, Web and more.

Learning Express Library
This resource offers practice tests, exercises, and skill building courses to help you further your personal and professional development. Make sure you allow pop-ups before using Learning Express Library. Occupation practice tests include Ohio Civil Service, CDL, Nursing, Fire Fighter, EMT, Law Enforcement, Teaching, GED, ACT, SAT, GRE, TOEFL and U.S. Citizenship.

Other resources and learning tools from the library

Check with the library today for the latest offerings.

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