DOL H-1B Ready to Work Grant

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S H-1B READY TO WORK GRANT
A FREE opportunity to help jump-start or advance your career!

The U.S. Department of Labor’s H-1B Ready to Work Petrochemical Grant is a free opportunity that pays for training to help unemployed and underemployed individuals find work quickly upon successful completion.

If you have been underemployed or unemployed for six months, have a high school diploma or GED, and are a U.S. citizen who can pass a drug screen and background check, you may qualify for the DOL H-1B Ready to Work Grant! All students who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to veterans. The training prepares you for a career in the fast-growing petrochemical industry.

Most training courses are completed within 12 weeks. Both day and evening class options are available. Classes are limited to 15 students, allowing instructors ample time to provide one-on-one, high-quality instruction. Instructors each have at least 10 years of experience working in their respective industry fields, and are committed to helping students successfully complete the course.

Let us help you find out if you qualify for the DOL H-1B Ready to Work Grant today by contacting Meia Taylor, Grant Recruiter, at 281.425.6311, or by email at ttaylor@lee.edu.

Ready to Work Fall 2018 Course Offerings: 

  • Pipefitting NCCER Level 1, 2: Sept. 10-Nov. 15, Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., McNair
  • Instrumentation NCCER Level 2, 3: Sept. 10-Nov. 20, Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Baytown
  • Electrical NCCER Level 1, 2: Sept. 10-Nov. 26, Mon. – Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Liberty
  • Pipefitting NCCER Level 3: Aug. 28-Dec. 18, Tues. & Thurs., 6-10 p.m., McNair
  • Process Technology Refresher: Sept. 10-Nov. 24, Mon., Wed., Sat., 5:30-9:30 p.m., Baytown
  • SENSE Level 1 SMAW Welder Program: Sept. 10-Nov. 15, Mon. – Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Baytown

NOTE: Preference will be given to veterans.

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*These programs are funded by a grant awarded and implemented by the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s Employment & Training Administration. The information contained in this product was created by the grantee organization and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Dept. of Labor. All references to non-governmental companies or organizations, their services, products, or resources are offered for informational purposes and should not be construed as an endorsement by the Department of Labor.