WIA stands for Workforce Investment Act and is a federally funded program designed to assist adults in obtaining their education and training resulting in gainful employment.
The purpose of the WIA program is to improve the quality of the workforce and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the nation’s economy by providing activities that increase employment and occupational skill attainment by the participants.
Occupational Training is available in the following areas:
Maintenance & Repair
Construction & Extraction
Office and Administrative Support
Truck Driver Training
Comprehensive guidance and counseling
Occupational skills training
Assistance with tuition, books and fees
Child Care assistance
Job Development and placement
Paid Work Experience
Program benefits are available to qualified individuals while funding is available.
A Nash County Resident
18 years and older
A U.S. citizen
In need of assistance in securing or maintaining employment
Willing to pursue a two-year degree or obtain certification
For more information contact your local WIA case manager: Edgecombe-Nash JobLink Career Center 121 Fairview Road Rocky Mount, NC 27801 (252) 977-3306 Tonya Brinkley WIA Case Manager (252) 451-8462 at NCC (252) 977—3306 ext. 224 at ESC
I chose Nash Community College because I knew I could achieve my dreams while being taught by well qualified instructors, in the comfort of my community I know and love. I enjoy coming to school knowing the instructors strive to see me succeed as much as I do.
Ashley Shearin Associate in Science Degree Student
522 North Old Carriage Road | Rocky Mount, NC27804 | (252)443-4011