Targeted Industries and Occupations for Training Programs Set

Capital Area is committed to using its funds wisely and in accordance with guidelines established by WIOA and other funding sources. Data-driven decision making is one way to ensure that programs and services are developed based on local and regional trends. Capital Area will dedicate additional time and resources on programs that for the following industries and occupations:

  • Healthcare
  • Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
  • Information Technology
  • Construction-related skilled trades

Information and data considered included:

  • Industries projected to grow jobs and growth trends of occupations within each industry
  • Occupations that are growing and/or in demand regardless of industry
  • Conversations with businesses about talent needs
  • Wage levels and opportunities for career progress
  • Education requirements