WIOA – Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Training Services

CareerSource Pasco Hernando offers a wide range of training opportunities to individuals whether you are looking for training opportunities or just want to upgrade your qualifications. Our staff can assist you in reaching your goals. See what our training programs have to offer to get you in that higher paying competitive occupation today.

Through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), selected individuals receive career guidance and possibly financial help with your training-related costs such as:

  • Tuition and fees
  •  Books

In some instances, funds may be available to aid with supplies, uniforms and shoes, and certification/licensure fees related to training completion.

If interested, please follow the steps below to learn more about this opportunity. You will be asked to complete a series of steps to see if you qualify. Now let’s get started.

(Given the COVID Pandemic, Career Counselors are working remotely at this time.  Counselors are working as quickly as possible)

***We are sorry for any inconvenience, we are updating our site to include all forms needed for the program.  Please call either the New Port Richey office or the Dade City office and ask to speak with a WIOA Employment Counselor.  They will assist you with the required forms needed for possible enrollment.***

Please contact the office in which you chose to work with for assistance.  Ask to speak with a WIOA Employment Counselor or please use our Live Chat feature. 

Brooksville 

16336 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville, FL 34601
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
(352) 200-3020 

Dade City 

15000 Citrus Country Suite # 303 Drive Dade City, FL 33523
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
(813) 377-1300 

New Port Richey 

4440 Grand Blvd Port Richey, FL 34652
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
(727) 484-3400 

Steps to WIOA Eligibility and Suitability.

All applicants/participants must meet eligibility of WIOA.  Please understand that if eligibility is met under the federal guidelines for assistance, it does not mean suitability has been met.  Suitability can be discussed further with the WIOA Employment Counselor.  Suitability may address your current credentials, job skills and labor market statistics/information for Pasco Hernando.

To begin the eligibility determination, please complete the process as listed below:

    1. Complete the WIOA online Orientation: WIOA Orientation (then come back to this page for application procedures)
    2. Documentation to gather to build your file/application: WIOA Application Checklist
    3. Assessment is required for WIOA, this may include CASA Assessment, TABE testing or possible other Assessments that are acceptable to the WIOA program. CASA Assessment can be taken with CareerSource Pasco Hernando, an appointment is necessary.
    4. Complete an Employ Florida Registration and or update all information if you have a registration already. (in order to complete a CASA assessment this is required) Employ Florida
    5. Go to the CareerSource Pasco Hernando website/home page. www.careersourcepascohernando.com
      1. Click on the Job Seeker portal on the left side inside an orange box. This will allow you to create a log in or sign on to access the forms below.
    6. Application for WIOA: Forms must be completed entirely or they will not be considered for training assistance. Forms include the following:
      1. Skills Gap Analysis 
      2. WIOA Application 
      3. Grievance/Release of Information 
      4. Media Release 
      5. Service Agreement 
      6. Income Verses Expense Form 
      7. Documentation of Services 
      8. Career Plan 
      9. Budget
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To review a list of in-demand occupations (RTOL) for this area click here.  

To view a list of approved training providers, please click here.

To review the income standards guide for WIOA click here for the LLSIL chart for 2021.

Additional information about scholarships, Pell Grants and student loans for other training programs is available through the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). Visit FAFSA to apply for assistance.

 

WIOA is a “work first program” whose goal is to assist customers to enter or return to employment