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Overview
Employers' Training Resource (ETR) administers workforce training to individuals who qualify in Kern, Inyo, and Mono Counties and also partners with America's Job Center (AJCC) to provide basic training courses. We strive to coordinate training opportunities where jobs currently exist and to plan for future growth and changes in order to meet the needs of our local economy through the workforce.
To find out more about our training programs and other services we offer to job seekers, you must attend an orientation session.
Orientation Locations and Schedule   (PDF)
Orientation/Training FAQ
ETR Training Programs (Must be WIA-Enrolled)
Specialized Training Programs   (PDF)
These no-fee programs include Medical Billing/Coding, Licensed Vocational Nursing, Truck Driving, Emergency Medical Technician, Auto Mechanics and many more.
Farm Worker Training and Education  
Youth Programs (for ages 14 - 21)   (PDF)
Courses Offered Through America's Job Center
America's Job Center offers a variety of courses and workshops to help job seekers.
Job Club Meetings - Southeast Center (Must be registered in CalJobs; WIA enrollment not required)   (PDF)
Job Search Classes - Southeast Center (4-day class; must be WIA-Enrolled)   (PDF)
Job Search Workshops - Delano Center (Must be WIA-Enrolled)   (PDF)
MSFW (Migrant Seasonal Farm Workers) Workshops - Delano Center (Must be WIA-Enrolled)   (PDF)
MSFW (Migrant Seasonal Farm Workers) Workshops - Southeast Center (Must be WIA-Enrolled)   (PDF)
No-Fee Typing Tests Offered by America's Job Center (Must be registered in CalJobs; WIA enrollment not required)   (PDF)
Résumé Workshops - Southeast Center (Must be registered in CalJobs; WIA enrollment not required)   (PDF)
Other Training Resources and Programs
Agencies Offering Typing Certificates   (PDF)
Agencies Offering 10-Key Certificates   (PDF)
For all other types of available training programs, search for training providers. If you find one that offers the program you want, talk to your ETR counselor to find out if ETR can coordinate sending you to that program.


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