Are you seeking a career in one of the following targeted industries?
- Advanced Manufacturing
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)
- Information Technology
If you answered “YES” to the question above, the Larimer County Workforce Center’s Advanced Technical Training (ATT) Program may be able to assist you with funding for education and training. The Larimer County Workforce Center is offering advanced training opportunities for qualified residents who are unemployed. The ATT program is being funded by an H1-B grant provided by the Department of Labor. This grant serves to prepare workers for employment in industries and occupations in which employers are using H1-B visas to hire foreign workers.
Eligibility is required and includes:
1. Applicant is at least 18 years of age and pursuing a high-skilled occupation noted above.
2. Applicant is long-term unemployed based on one of the following definitions:
a. Unemployed for 27 weeks or more, is available to work, and is able to provide documentation of Unemployment Insurance eligibility.
b. Lost his/her job during the most recent recession (January 1, 2008 forward) and has exhausted unemployment benefits.
3. Applicant has at least a High School Diploma or GED and some post-secondary education and/or work experience that would allow participants to enter a defined career pathway at a later point.
4. Applicant must be either a US citizen providing documentation that shows authorization to work in the United States–OR–is a foreign national with an immigrant visa (Green Card).