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The following are additional resources for information on education, workforce training programs, funding and labor market information.

Rather than reproduce all of the existing information from other sources, State Training Inventory offers links to the websites of those providers and analysts who voluntarily shared their Internet addresses with the Texas Workforce Commission. Inclusion of any website or product is in no way an endorsement by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) unless the TWC produced the site or product.

Schools and Programs of Study

Texas Schools themselves (available through State Training Inventory's reports)

WIA Eligible Training Provider System
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 requires training providers to apply to a Local Workforce Development Board (Board) for certification to receive WIA funds. The publicly accessible Statewide List of Certified Training Providers includes all training programs that are currently approved by one or more Boards and certified by the Texas Workforce Commission (Agency).


Employer Funding Sources for Training Employees

Skills Development Fund

Self-Sufficiency Fund Program

Subsidized On-the-Job Training

Occupational Exploration

Texas CARES
(Texas Career Alternatives Resource Evaluation System)
Multi-media software that offers detailed information about schools, programs of study and occupations.

Labor Market Information

LMI-NET

US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

US Department of Labor/Employment Training Administration

SOCRATES
(Standardized Occupational Components for Research and Analysis of Trends in Employment System)
Texas statewide and regional labor market system that targets industrial and occupational trends.
Texas Rapid Access to Career and Economic Resources (TRACER) of the Texas Workforce Commission

Labor Market and Career Information Department of the Texas Workforce Commission

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Job Hunting Resources

Work-in-Texas.com Work-In-Texas.com is a FREE online service of the State of Texas, to assist job seekers in finding employment, and to assist emloyers in finding workers.



Skills Exploration and Testing

O*NET
(Occupational Information Network)
Database of occupational information developed by the US Department of Labor.

Demographic and Geographic Information

SOCRATES County Narrative Profile (CNP). Automated narrative reporting system of labor market and demographic information by county or region in Texas.