Free/Subsidized Classes for Unemployed & Underemployed
These grant-funded short-term programs lead directly to a job, and are offered at no cost to participants.
Training in job skills and language skills for individuals whose first language is not English.
Want to build a career in manufacturing? This course provides an overview of the industry, and develops skills for entry-level employment.
Cooks! Food prep workers! Are you ready to take your skills and career to the next level?
This grant-subsidized 11-month certificate program also offers tutoring, advising, financial supports, contextualized English and math, and a hands-on apprenticeship program.
Holyoke Works and HCC are offering classes for non-native speakers of English to improve language and math skills, and prepare to pass the MA Nurse Aide Certification Test.
Individuals receiving non-cash SNAP benefits through the MA Department of Transitional Assistance are eligible to apply. Programs are free and include advising & employment support services.