Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act
The WIOA program provides federal aid to support an Individual Training Account (I.T.A.) to qualifying students attending approved Career-Technical Programs at Hinds Community College. WIOA is based on need and ability; however, it is not an entitlement program. The WIOA goal is to equip students with professional skills and related credentials to successfully join the workforce in his or her chosen field of study and increase employment in Mississippi.
Qualifying Requirements for an I.T.A.
- Acceptance in a Career-Tech Program
- Mississippi Resident
- Financial Need
- College Transcript
- Keytrain Pretest*
- Workkeys Test (CRC)*
*Pass test at the appropriate levels*
Services Paid by I.T.A.
- Required Administrative Fees
- Required Occupational Fees
Approved WIOA Career-Tech Programs can be found on the Mississippi Employment Security site.