Additional training can increase earning potential

The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federally funded program designed to support jobseekers in obtaining industry-specific credentials and/or certifications that help them secure employment and increase their ability to earn higher wages.

Use the table below to explore jobs that quailfy for WIOA- funded occupational skills training. WIOA participants seeking training in an occupation not on this Demand Occupations list may discuss the appropriateness and relevance with their career advisor.

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WorkSource Metro Atlanta provides occupational specific skills training for industries that are stable and provide opportunities for career growth.

Demand Occupations

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On-the-Job Training
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10YR New Demand
TitleSOC CodeCategoryTypical EducationWork ExperienceOn-the-Job TrainingTotal JobsAverage Hourly Wage10-Year Total New Demand
Carpenters47-2031Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship12,567$2513,805
Electricians47-2111Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship14,483$2918,398
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters47-2152Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship7,382$298,781
Sheet Metal Workers47-2211Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship2,873$243,237

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