education and Training
So you've found your path—how do you get the skills you need? Find out about education and training providers and programs that can get you there.
With so many schools, colleges and training programs, finding the right one for you can be a challenge. Here are two important resources:
- Washington Career Bridge
This useful website offers a huge inventory of training programs across the state. What's more, you can see how well those programs prepared students for jobs in their field.Career Bridge also provides an invaluable guide to finding financial assistance.
- Check Out a College
CheckOutACollege.com lets you explore community and technical colleges across Washington state and offers help in choosing a career.
- All about apprenticeships! (Washington State Labor & Industries)
- Construction Center of Excellence (Renton Technical College)
- Georgetown Campus of South Seattle Community College (including the Apprenticeship and Education Center)
- Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training (Seattle Vocational Institute)
- Puget Sound Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
- Construction Industry Technical College
WorkSource centers offer a huge range of employment-related resources and services—including information about local training programs and career advice.