Job Training

​​​Workforce WV
​Education and training resources for a qualified job candidate

Re-Entry to workforce incentive program for eligible West Virginia residents

Education and training resources for companies to get the right workforce. Grants and programs that link companies with colleges for customized training, skill enhancements, certificate or associate degree programs

Provides new or expanding companies training funds and technical assistance to support effective employee training strategies
(AIM) program promotes and expands registered, nontraditional apprenticeship activity.  This collaborative group of partners identifies, standardizes and develops courses that are needed statewide in order to increase and improve the registered apprenticeship programs within West Virginia

West Virginia Economic Development educational workforce resources

Assist agricultural employers find and hire workers for their farms and agribusinesses

Assist job seekers and workers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and match employers with skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy

Assistance with identifying and obtaining credentials, certifications, and licenses in growing industries across West Virginia

Resources for West Virginians in recovery to obtain career training and secure employment

Regional Workforce Development Boards
Workforce Development Boards (WDB’s) are part of the Public Workforce System, a network of federal, state, and local offices that support economic expansion and develop the talent of the nation’s workforce.  Workforce Development Boards benefits both employers and job seekers.  They are committed to assisting individuals​​ and businesses achieve their goals, whether that's earning degrees or certifications, planning careers, finding or training employees, or overcoming barriers.  Below is a list of Regional Workforce Development Boards and the region they serve. 
Serving Fayette, Monroe, Summers, Webster, Raleigh, Greenbrier, McDowell, Mercer, Nicholas, Pocahontas, and Wyoming Counties
Serving Boone, Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo, Putnam and Wayne Counties
Serving Kanawha County 
Serving Clay, Mason, Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasant, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt and Wood Counties
Serving Hancock Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel and Tyler Counties
Serving Barbour, Braxton, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker, and Upshur Counties
Serving Berkeley, Grant, Hardy, Hampshire, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan and Pendleton Counties ​