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Get the skills and training needed for high-demand,
high-quality careers right here in Connecticut.

CareerConneCT is for everyone. Whether you’re looking to get back into the workforce or get your first job, CareerConneCT offers reskilling and upskilling in:

  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • IT
  • CDL Licensing
  • Green Jobs
  • Infrastructure/Construction
  • Life Sciences
  • Business Services 

Opportunities include short-term certificate training programs to job-seekers of all ages where you can earn industry-recognized credentials in as little as 5 to 12 weeks; and get connected to employers ready to hire you right away! YOU can earn a certificate or credential in the career path of your choice in half the time!


If eligible, all training programs are at no cost and provide supportive services such as childcare, transportation, and technology. Connecticut businesses need YOU. Your local American Job Center can connect you to CareerConneCT Training and many other employment resources.

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A message about grant opportunities for training

Previously there were training grants awarded to education providers, community-based organizations and workforce boards. Funding for these grants is currently expired. Notifications will be sent through social media and other channels when new funding is available. 

Click here to view the list of Grantees OWS intends to fund.

Brought to you by the Office of Workforce Strategy in collaboration with the Office of the Governor.

This project is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number SLFRP0128 awarded to the State of Connecticut by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the CT Office of Workforce Strategy. As such, Cannabis related programs are not eligible for funding or support through federal funds.