FREE Job Training may be available to you and would provide career counseling, job search assistance, and pre-employment and life skills training tailored to each participant’s needs.  Transportation assistance are also available to training participants.

Do you qualify for free training?

  • You must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • You must be either recently laid-off as a result of a business closure from an Oakland-based business or be an Oakland resident
  • Labor Market Information is also researched for any employment possibilities in your area of interest
  • And, each career path or area of interest requires certain skills that are evaluated prior to consideration for training

If you want more information about these requirements, or to see if you qualify, call or visit the Oakland Career Center (510) 768-4473 to find out if a training program is available for you.  Oakland PIC uses the State of California’s approved Employment Training Provider List (ETPL) for training referrals.  The PIC is an equal opportunity service provider; auxiliary aid is available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Download WIOA Application by Email and WIOA Orientation for more information on how to apply