Fostering Homegrown Talent

Transform Your Career Trajectory

Over the last two years, Colorado has dedicated record levels of funding to bolster workforce development initiatives across the state. With an investment of over $65 million, and through a strategic partnership with the state’s community college system, Colorado’s community and technical colleges are offering free training for students pursuing in-demand jobs. Together, these initiatives aim to train more than 20,000 Coloradans for high-skill careers while responding to the state’s most critical workforce shortages.

Career Advance Colorado

Ready to level up your career? Take the first step with free training from Career Advance Colorado. This state program covers all tuition, fees, course materials, and other costs for programs in high-demand fields that move Colorado forward: construction, education, early childhood education, firefighting, forestry, law enforcement and nursing.

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Care Forward Colorado

Interested in more healthcare careers? The Care Forward Colorado program covers all tuition, fees, and course materials for short-term healthcare programs. Thousands of Coloradans have already completed free training in nurse assisting, phlebotomy, emergency medical services, and other in-demand professions in the healthcare sector. Join the next generation of healthcare professionals!

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