Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas has partnered with Texarkana College to provide assistance and training to get recently laid off Red River employees back to employment. Training programs are free to eligible dislocated workers and some courses can be completed in just a few short weeks. All programs are taught at Texarkana College and are led by experienced, professional faculty members with years of hands-on experience in their field. All courses lead to high demand occupations in our region with very competitive wages and job security.

You can reserve a seat now for one of the upcoming intake events. Learn how Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas can provide you with financial assistance for the cost approved books, tuition, and training in career fields that are in need of well-trained employees for their workforce. Information sessions will be held on several different dates to meet your schedule:

Thursday, Dec. 6, from 2-4 p.m. Greater Texarkana Workforce Center
Friday, Dec. 7,  from 9-11 a.m. Texarkana College at the new Workforce Training Center, 2500 N. Robison Road.
Thursday, Jan. 3, from 9-11 a.m.  Greater Texarkana Workforce Center
Eligible training programs include the following:

Air Conditioning/Heating and Refrigeration
Associate Degree Nursing
Associate Degree Nursing Transition
Automotive Technology
Automated Office Personnel
Business Administration, AAS
Clinical Medical Assistant
Commercial Driver’s License/Truck Driver Training
Computer Technology & Information Systems A+
Computer Technology & Information Systems AAS
Computer Technology & Information Systems Cisco Networking
Computer Networking AAS
Computer Technology & Information Systems Networking Admin
Construction Technology
Dental Assisting Program
Diesel Technology
Electronics Technology/Instrumentation AAS
Electronics Technology/Basic Certificate Level One
Electronics Technology/Advanced Certificate (Level One)
Electrician Technology
Licensed Vocational Nursing Certificate
Office Careers
Pharmacy Technician
Welding

To be eligible for the funding, you must meet the following criteria: Laid off from Red River Army Depot or one of its contractors within the last year; still be unemployed or underemployed, be a United States Citizen or legal resident alien; and, if male, be registered with the Selective Service.

You can sign up to attend one of the sessions by going online to www.learn.texarkanacollege.edu/RRAD or you can call Shannon at Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas at 903-794-4163 ext 129.