Education and Training

Veteran Priority of Service:

Priority of Service is given to Veterans and eligible spouses. Veteran, for the sole purpose of Priority of Service, means a person who served at least one day in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. Active service includes full-time Federal service in the National Guard or a Reserve component.

WIA Eligible Training Provider List:

Access Colorado's Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Eligible Training Provider List to view information about training providers and programs whose performance qualifies them to train WIA participants.

Schools and Programs: Search for educational/training opportunities 

LMI Gateway:

Visit LMI Gateway. Find a suitable training or educational program, as well as information on training providers and schools. Please select a Service from one of the options below.

Training Providers and Programs:  Select this option to help you locate information on specific training providers, educational programs related to your occupation or field of interest and schools, including the programs they offer and their web sites.

Unemployment Insurance Approved Training Programs:

With assistance from a local workforce center or the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Division, individuals receiving UI benefits may be able to continue receiving benefits and have the number of required weekly job contacts reduced or removed while enrolled in approved training. Approved training plans must focus on short-term training programs for occupations that are in-demand and lead to stable long-term jobs.

To learn more, please contact your local Workforce Center.

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA):

TAA provides benefits to workers who lose their jobs, or whose hours of work and wages are reduced as a result of increased imports, or whose jobs were exported offshore ("trade-affected workers"). The TAA benefits include a variety of reemployment services designed to help trade-affected workers prepare for and obtain suitable employment.


Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

The WIA Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs are federally-funded and designed to help job seekers prepare for employment, find and keep a job, and increase earnings.The WIA Youth Program helps low income at-risk youth and young adults to achieve their education and employment goals. Eligible youth enrolled in the program work with a counselor to create a plan for success, and can take advantage of a variety of services. Services for all programs can be accessed by contacting a local workforce center.
  • Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs
  • Youth Programs