1 or more courses/classes that upon successful completion lead to:
A certificate, associate, or baccalaureate degree
A training regimen where individuals are gaining skills or competencies generally recognized by employers
Competency or skill recognized by employers
At least 70% entered employment upon completion of program
At least a 70% program completion rate after year one
Average hourly employment wage of all program participants which pay a wage equal to or greater than the City’s livable wage rate (pursuant to Section 18-23 of the City Code)
Maximum training cost (per person) is no more than $4,500
Maximum training duration is one year
Must complete an eligibility application and be approved as a training provider by the Durham Career Center
Must enter training provider information onto the NCWorks Online website (information can be entered prior to approval of an eligibility application by the Durham Career Center)
Training must help individuals develop an occupational skill leading to a career identified as a demand in the local area
Call 919-560-4965 to request an application. Mail completed, signed copy of the application to Attn: Adult Employment Program Coordinator at:
807 East Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
Applicants may be contacted if clarification is needed regarding any aspect of an application.
Applicants with training programs within occupations identified as in-demand with high growth potential for Durham County through labor market information provided by the Labor & Economic Analysis Division of the N.C. Department of Commerce will be considered a priority over programs with training's for occupations not identified as in-demand with high growth potential for Durham County.
An Equal Opportunity Employer/Program - Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.