WIOA Youth Program

What is the WIOA Youth Program?

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) offers out-of-school youth (16 to 24 years old) an opportunity to participate in training that will assist them in obtaining employment. Funded through WIOA provides financial assistance with tuition, fees, books and supplies for participants who meet eligibility requirements.

Eligibility for WIOA Youth Program:

  • 24 years or younger
  • Parent/Pregnant
  • Homeless, Foster care and/or Aged out
  • Ex-Offender
  • Diagnosed with a mental or physical disability
  • Unemployed/Currently Receiving Unemployment or last 3 years
  • Lack of Employment
  • Low Income Due to Wages or Public Assistance in the last 6 months
  • English Language Learner
  • Basic Skills Deficient in Reading or Math (based on TABE scores, administered through WIOA staff only) *Contact Coordinator, WIOA Youth to see if you qualify: Phylicia Hampton (815) 825-9384 or wioayouth@kish.edu.

WIOA Approved Training Programs at Kishwaukee College

  1. Administrative Assistant
  2. Advanced Automotive Technology
  3. Advanced Collision Repair
  4. Application Specialist Certificate``
  5. Associate in Engineering Science Degree
  6. Automated Engineering Tech - Degree
  7. Automated Industrial Tech
  8. Automotive Technology Degree
  9. Basic Automotive Technology
  10. Basic Nurse Assisting
  11. Basic Welding Technology Certificate
  12. CDL Refresher
  13. Certified Nursing Assistant Recertification
  14. Certified Production Tech-Certificate
  15. CISCO Networking Certificate
  16. CNC Production Technician
  17. Collision Repair Certificate
  18. Collision Repair Technology Degree
  19. Computer Aided Mechanical Drafting Certificate
  20. Computer Information Systems-Degree
  21. Computer Programming Certificate
  22. Computer-Aided Architectural Design Degree
  23. Computer-aided Architectural Drafting
  24. Computer-Aided Mechanical Design Degree
  25. Criminal Justice - General
  26. Criminal Justice Forensic Tech Degree
  27. Diesel Power Technology Degree
  28. Diesel Power/Equipment Repair
  29. Early Childhood Education Degree
  30. Electronics Technology Degree
  31. EMT Certificate
  32. EMS Paramedic
  33. Foundations of Agribusiness
  34. Greenhouse/Garden Center-Certificate
  35. Google IT Support
  36. Hort Sports Turf Management
  37. Horticulture Greenhouse
  38. Horticulture Sustainable/General Degree
  39. Industrial Electricity Certificate
  40. Industrial Electronics
  41. Landscape Design & Nursery Degree
  42. Landscape Design and Plant ID Certificate
  43. Marketing and Management
  44. Medical Assistant
  45. Medical Billing And Coding Certificate
  46. Microcomputer Applications Certificate
  47. Network Administration Certificate
  48. Networking and Systems Administration-Degree
  49. Office Systems
  50. Paramedic Certificate
  51. Paramedic Degree
  52. PC Technician - Certificate
  53. Pharmacy Technician
  54. Precision Agriculture Certificate
  55. Precision Machining Apprentice
  56. Pro-Level I Collision Repair Certificate
  57. Radiologic Technology
  58. Registered Nursing Degree
  59. Retailing Certificate
  60. Sterile Processing Technicial
  61. Sustainable Horticulture Certificate
  62. Technology & Manufacturing
  63. Truck Driver Training with Hazardous Materials Endorsement
  64. Turf Management Certificate
  65. Web Development-Certificate

To Search for WIOA Training Programs Visit:

Program Contact Information

Phylicia Hampton
Deja Ramirez
Career Planner 

Ogle County Program Contact

Sharel Wolber
B.E.S.T. Inc
810 S. 10th St.
Oregon, IL 61061