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Quickly upskill for in-demand careers!

Potential funding with eligibility.

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Rapid Response Workforce Programs
and Potential Funding Options

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The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is here to help you enroll in Applied Technology programs that will quickly prepare you for the jobs that are in demand today. We work in collaboration with Maricopa County and the City of Phoenix to determine WIOA eligibility for assistance with funding and help you start your preferred career path.

Students studying in these areas often find work after completing introductory classes and can expand their knowledge, skills, and education while earning a livable wage.

What's WIOA?

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The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is designed to strengthen and improve our nation's public workforce system and help get Americans, including youth and those with significant barriers to employment, into high-quality jobs and careers and help employers hire and retain skilled workers. As part of this program, eligible individuals can enroll in certain training programs, including those listed below, at no cost.  

Who's eligible?

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To receive funding for our career training programs through WIOA, there are certain eligibility requirements that you must meet. ARIZONA@WORK will help determine if you meet all of the requirements, but a few of the most important ones are listed below:

Participants must be 18 years or older
Participants must be eligible to work in the United States
Participants must meet income eligibility requirements or must be unemployed, dislocated, or furloughed from work

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Approved Applied Technology Programs

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Listed below are programs across the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges that are eligible for this funding. Participating college locations are abbreviated next to their respective programs and are offered in various modalities, including in-person, virtual/online, and hybrid.


Program Format Key:  In-Person (P), Virtual/Online (V), Hybrid (H)


•  Automated Industrial Technology I [MCC] H
•  Carpentry/Framing - Certificate Level One [SMCC] H
•  Carpentry/Framing - Certificate Level Two [SMCC] H
•  Electrical - Certificate Level One [SMCC] H
•  Facilities Management Professional [GWCC] P
•  Industrial Technology for the Semiconductor Industry [EMCC] P
•  Plumbing Certificate Level One [SMCC] H



To learn more about program requirements, visit the Maricopa Community Colleges Degrees and Certificates.

Ready to get started? Submit the form below and we will contact you!

Have questions? Email us at or call 480-864-4423


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The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.


The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: 480-731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit