Where do I find training?
The resources listed on this page may provide possible avenues of training for you; however, access to education and training programs may require a competitive selection process and may be subject to eligibility criteria. Never assume that you can automatically access any of these resources. Take the time to research your options and ask questions.
Community Colleges: Search for a community college by location or area of study.
One Stop Career Centers: Job seekers will find the Maryland One-Stop Career Career Centers leaders in using state-of-the-art technologies to match people with jobs and jobs with people.
Private Career Schools: Information for those interested in attending a private career school
Apprenticeships: Find an Apprenticeship - Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program
- Construction Apprenticeships for Veterans: Helmets to Hardhats is a national program that connects National Guard, reserve, and transitioning active duty military members with quality career opportunities in the construction industry.
Job Corps: A no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training
Career and Technology Education: Students complete programs of study that provide opportunities to earn industry-recognized credentials and college credit while still in high school.
Adult Education/English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Services: Adult education programs funded by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
- Factoid 1: In 2008, Marylanders with an associate's degree earned $8,617 more per year than Marylanders who have a high school diploma and no college education. Over the course of someone's career, the earnings difference between people with these two levels of education can equal hundreds of thousands of dollars.