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Training providers, such as community colleges, proprietary schools, and universities use a targeted occupation list, which is established by the Permian Basin Workforce Development Board to develop workforce training. The occupations with the highest growth and wage potential in the Permian Basin appear on this list. The targeted occupation list is determined using historical data, TWC labor market information and local insight. The training is available to qualifying individuals.

The most current occupations with the highest growth and wage potential are listed below in “Jobs of the Future.”

Individuals interested in the Workforce Solutions Permian Basin’s training services should contact the local offices to determine if they are eligible for this service. Workforce Solutions will assist qualifying individuals with the training costs who choose a training program from the targeted occupation list. Workforce Solutions can assist qualifying individuals with funding for occupational training and supportive services through The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program. The training program selected must lead to an occupation on the targeted occupation list in order to receive funds.  Individuals interested in Workforce Solutions Permian Basin’s training services should contact the local offices to determine if they are eligible for this service.

Check our Job Seekers Resources and Education Resources for additional information.

Jobs of the Future:

  • Auto Body and Related Repairer
  • Auto Service Technicians & Mechanics
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting/Auditing
  • Business Operations Specialist
  • Bus/Truck Mechanic/Diesel Specialist
  • Carpenters
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Construction Managers
  • Derrick Operator/Oil and Gas
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Electrical Power-Line Install/Repair
  • Electrical & Electronic Technicians
  • Electricians
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
  • Executive Secretaries/Administrative Assistants
  • Heating/Air Conditioning Refrigeration Mechanics
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses
  • Machinists
  • Maintenance and Repair Workers
  • Managers/Supervisors, Construction Trade Workers
  • Mechanical Drafters
  • Medical Assistants
  • Medical Secretaries
  • Nursing Assistants
  • Petroleum Pump System/Refinery Operator
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Phlebotomists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Plumbers/Pipefitters/Steamfitter
  • Police & Sheriff Patrol Officers
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
  • Operating Engineers/Construction Equipment
  • Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education
  • Service Unit Operators
  • Truck Drivers, Heavy/Tractor-trailer
  • Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery
  • Welders/Cutters/Solderers/Brazers
  • Wind Turbine Service Tech

 

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