ELIGIBLE TRAINING PROVIDERS
Eligible Training Providers are job training programs certified by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to provide Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)–funded training services.
Current Training Providers
link of accreditation agencies
Become a New Training Provider in the Alamo Area
1.. are you an apprenticeship
•Boards do not review or determine eligibility for registered apprenticeship programs.
•Please contact the ETP helpdesk at: to determine the next steps.
if not an apprenticeship please continue
2. are you regulated?
•To provide training in Texas, state law requires that the training provider is approved, regulated or
•Qualify for a general exemption from the Proprietary School (Career Schools and Colleges).
•Texas Workforce Commission policy indicates that all programs certified by the WIOA Eligible Training Provider System (ETPS) also comply with applicable state law, including Texas Education Code Chapter 132, related to Career Schools and Colleges Department.
•You may contact the Career Schools and Colleges Department at (512) 936-3100 regarding status.
POSTSECONDARY DEGREE GRANTING INSTITUTION
Please provide evidence of accreditation from a TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINAITNG BOARD(THECB) RECOGNIZED accreditation body/agency.
Alamo Area Specific Requirements:
The school has to have a physical presence (provide in-person, distant education, or hybrid programs of study) in the Alamo Area 13 county region - (link to county map) to be accepted as a training provider.
Training programs have to be tied to our TARGETED OCCUPATION LIST - insert link to list
Eligibility Criterial for Training Providers:
Training providers must meet the following evaluation criteria for initial and continued eligibility:
A provider must be:
an institution of higher education providing a program that leads to a recognized postsecondary credential
a public or private training provider, which may include community-based organizations, joint labor-management organizations, and providers of Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) activities under Title II (if AEL training services are provided concurrently or in combination with occupational skills training, on-the-job training, incumbent worker training, and other training cited under WIOA §680.350).
A provider must be appropriately licensed, regulated, or accredited, or must be exempt from regulation under Texas Education Code, Chapter 132, with authorization in a Letter of Exemption from TWC Career Schools and Colleges.
A provider must demonstrate that it offers its training programs in partnership with businesses.
A provider must submit the required program and student information requested by TWC, as specified in the ETP Reporting Requirements; however, some data may not be required from new training programs that have never had any students.
Effective July 1, 2019, TWC longer includes out-of-state training providers or programs on the statewide ETPL. Programs removed from the ETPL will no longer have access to ITAs (funding under WIOA) except where local policies have been established.
Board toooool excel doc
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download powerpoint - more detailed instructions