Workforce Solutions Panhandle has begun taking applications for New Skills Now.
“What is New Skills Now?”
New Skills Now is a program from Workforce Solutions Panhandle that provides training at no cost to individuals and businesses.
“What kind of training?”
Currently, classes are available in Microsoft, Accounting, Project Management, CNA, Forklift Certification, CDL, Leadership Mastery, and more. Plus, new classes will be added as approval is granted. The training offered includes online and in-person short courses from both local community colleges and training providers.
Individuals and businesses can qualify to receive training at no cost. To qualify, individuals in the Texas Panhandle must be currently receiving unemployment or recently exhausted their benefits and employers are encouraged to request customized training to fit their workforce needs.
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“We are proud to continue partnering with the Texas Workforce Commission, the Panhandle Regional Planning Commission, as well as our local colleges and training providers to offer no-cost, high-value training to our community,” said Trent Morris, Center Director for Workforce Solutions Panhandle.
For those who are currently unemployed and wish to apply for training, visit the New Skills Now page on Workforce Solutions Panhandle’s website. If you are an employer and are interested in training your existing workforce, please contact Workforce Solutions Panhandle’s Business Services Unit at (806) 345-1341.