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As a veteran, you have many education and training options.

Want to learn new skills that will help you land a job? Take a class to build on your military experience? Earn a college degree? There are programs and benefits that can help you achieve any of these goals. Get started with the options here.

Hill College is committed to assisting those who have so diligently given their time and in some cases their lives for the freedoms we enjoy every day. Contact Hill College’s Veterans Enrollment Specialist at 254-659-7606.

Navarro College is committed to helping you succeed as you transition from military to college life and continues to proudly serve Veteran students. Contact Navarro College’sVeterans Representative at 903-875-7347.

McLennan Community College (MCC) is a Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) campus, which means we’re a military-friendly institution with flexible policies that allow mobile service members and their families to complete degrees rather than just accumulate course credit. Contact MCC’s Veteran Specialist at 254-299-8432.

Texas State Technical College (TSTC) takes pride in providing the best career training for our veterans and is a strong advocate for veterans to get hired after graduation. Contact TSTC Waco’s Veteran Services at254-867-4817.

College Credit for Heroes – Do you think you deserve credit for your military training? We do! Check out College Credit for Heroes is an online database that matches military training to college courses. As a guest user you can enter your military occupation and service schools to get an immediate estimate of potential college credits. Or, you can complete the free registration and request an official evaluation of your military educational experience. And, if you decide to pursue a degree or certificate, you can even request an official college transcript. College Credit For Heroes is a partnership between the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

On-the-Job Training – If you are a military Veteran or eligible family member, the On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program offers you an alternative way to use your VA (GI Bill) education benefits. Contact your local TVC Representative today.

A Registered Apprenticeship is a career pathway where individuals can earn and learn at the same time. You earn a competitive wage, gain on-the-job experience while earning an industry-recognized credential. Local Registered Apprenticeships include the International Brother of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union 72 and Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 529.

Workforce Solutions training grants support training for some of the region’s high-skill, high-growth occupations. If you’re interested in one of these careers, we may be able to contribute to a financial aid package.

Individuals must meet eligibility requirements to qualify for a training grant. Eligibility requirements may vary based on program and funding sources.

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Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas is one of 28 local workforce development boards in Texas that partners with the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to provide workforce solutions to employers and job seekers. The Heart of Texas region includes Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone and McLennan counties. 

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Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas is one of 28 local workforce development boards in Texas that partners with the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to provide workforce solutions to employers and job seekers. The Heart of Texas region includes Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone and McLennan counties. 

   

Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas is one of 28 local workforce development boards in Texas that partners with the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to provide workforce solutions to employers and job seekers. The Heart of Texas region includes Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone and McLennan counties. 

   

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