Training Resources

We may be able to help with training or related expenses to individuals age 14 and up who are seeking their high school diploma, GED, ESL certificate or that want to obtain certificates and degrees with a specific career in mind.

DWS Funding

Apply online by logging into your Job Search account and clicking on Apply for Training Services, or apply in person at your local DWS office.

Account Access/Using your Funds

Once approved, DWS will send you a prepaid Visa debit card called the Training and Support Card. You will make most purchases using the Training and Support Card and will be required to provide receipts for those purchases.

Program Restrictions

Depending on the type of funds you receive, there may be restrictions on your program of study and the school that you attend.

To find eligible schools for adult high school or GED preparation, ESL, or training in a specific occupation or degree, refer to the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL).

Training Providers


Schools, colleges, and universities must first be determined eligible by DWS before providing training to DWS funded customers.

Application to provide training in adult education and GED preparation, English as a second language, basic education, or training in occupational skills and post-secondary education.


Sign in to access reports showing the amounts students have paid and are expected to pay.

Youth Partner Resources

Fill out this form to make a referral to DWS for a potentially eligible WIOA youth.

Fill out this form to make a referral to DWS for a potentially eligible Education Training Voucher (ETV) youth. Make sure you follow these Instructions when completing this form.