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Eligible Training Provider Application

If you represent a school, college or university and would like to become an eligible training provider of adult education, occupational skills or post-secondary education, you’re in the right place.

If you are a student, this is not the correct application for you to complete. Please log in to My Job Search and click on Apply for Training Services from your home page.


In July 2014 Congress passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The focus of WIOA is to provide performance, cost and other detail that potential students need in order to make an informed choice on training program selection. WIOA governs the process and requirements for schools to be eligible for funds from DWS students.


School requirements:

Apply for Eligibility

To initiate an initial eligibility determination for the Eligible Training Provider List you must submit an application for your school and one program. Click here if you meet the above requirements.

After you complete the initial application, a DWS representative will email you the next steps of the application process. Once all steps are completed, it takes 45 days to be reviewed and a decision made.

DWS cannot pay for any costs incurred prior to approval.

Upon Approval