Training Programs & Providers

Become a Software Developer in Four Months

Are you a critical-thinker who enjoys solving problems? Are you interested in earning a median wage of $45 per hour in a laid back environment? Look no further! 

Codeup is a career accelerator that prepares you to become a software developer, even if you have no prior coding experience. In addition to extensive training and hands-on experience, Codeup will coach you along the way for interviews and enhance your networking skills so you can meet future employers.

As many as 91 percent of graduates are hired within six months and increase their earning power by up to $17,000 a year. 

It gets better. With the help of Workforce Solutions Alamo and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), tuition up to $15,000 will be paid for those who are eligible. 

Eligibility

  • Individuals likely to exhaust unemployment benefits
  • Unemployed over 27 weeks
  • Youth ages 16-24
  • Veterans
  • Foreign-trained workers

* Must qualify for WIOA prior to class enrollment *

More Information

Classes are full-time for four months starting at the end of March 2017. Call us today!

Ph: 210-582-1740 or 
Alternate: 210-582-1720

Email: NEG@wsalamo.org

Youth ages 16-24: 

Marissa Garcia 
Ph: 210-582-1794
Email: mgarcia1@wsalamo.org

Health Care Pathways Program

The health care industry is one of the country’s largest industries. Healthcare has been considered an in demand occupation for the Alamo region for a number of years. By 2022, job growth in health care is projected to increase by 31.6% with the addition of 176,320 positions available to job seekers.

In demand occupations include Nursing Assistants, who earn a median hourly wage of $11.31, Medical Assistants, Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses, and Registered Nurses. Registered Nurses are among the highest paid workers in health care, earning a median wage of $31.48 per hour.

Start planning for your future today by enrolling in the Healthcare Pathways Program. Eligible individuals will receive up to $7,500 to pay for training and education in a demand healthcare occupation.

Eligibility requirements:

            • Veterans

            • Unemployed over six months

            • Unemployment insurance recipients likely to exhaust benefits

            • Foreign-trained workers

            • Must provide proof of U.S. citizenship and social security information

Case Managers are available at each Workforce Solutions Alamo Career Center to assist with questions about eligibility and enrollment. A list of approved training providers will be available during your visit. For questions about the Healthcare Pathways Program, please email: neg@wsalamo.org or call (210) 582-1740.

To expedite the enrollment process, please bring proof of eligibility to your visit with a Case Manager.

Automotive Service Technician

WSA Youth Services and Southern Careers Institute – North Campus has partnered up for an automotive apprenticeship program. Eligible youth will receive funding up to $7,500 for training. Youth participants must complete program eligibility process and meet income guidelines. 

Participants of the apprenticeship will receive classroom instruction in the morning and will have an opportunity to do hands-on work for Group 1 Automotive at one of their sites: Freedom Chevrolet, Volkswagen-Alamo Heights and Mercedes Benz – Boerne. Students will be paid $8 per hour and earn badges for specific skill sets as they progress through different levels of training. 

For additional information: 

Toll free: (800) 310-6117
Email: wioayouth@wsalamo.org

Funding is available to eligible applicants for a wide variety of occupational/vocational training programs. Click here for a list of all approved training programs and providers serving the Alamo Area.