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Posted on: September 24, 2020

WorkSource Cobb to Host Sign-up for No Cost Training Programs

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September 24, 2020

CONTACT: WorkSource Cobb Service Center  

information@cobbworks.org

770.528.4300

MARIETTA – WorkSource Cobb will be hosting an in-person sign-up event on Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for Cobb County residents interested in applying or learning more about their 2020 Express to Success training programs.  

Express 2020 is a no-cost fast-track into high-demand career training programs funded through the CARES Act and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The purpose of the program is to help those affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19 to gain training and certifications in high-demand industries increasing their employment outlook. Training programs include, but are not limited to, CDL, Project Management, Insurance Adjustment, Information Technology, and Healthcare fields. For information on the available programs residents are encouraged to visit: worksourcegaportal.com. 

Cobb County residents wishing to apply for services should bring a state issued ID, social security card, and proof of residence such as a utility bill. Eligible customers will also have access to supportive services which may include, but not limited to, child care, transportation, and rental assistance while enrolled in a training program. All attendees must follow CDC safety guidelines, including requiring anyone in attendance to wear a mask. 

Anyone unable to attend on the day of the event is encouraged to contact the WorkSource Cobb Service Center by telephone at 770-528-4300 or email at information@cobbworks.org and reference Express 2020.

About WorkSource Cobb/CobbWorks, Inc.

CobbWorks, Inc. is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization governed by a board of directors with oversight from the Cobb Workforce Development Board. Established in 2000, the organization provides WorkSource Cobb program services through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to Cobb County residents and businesses. CobbWorks helps to ensure an adequate supply of skilled workers while supporting the recruitment needs of businesses. 


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