Free job training and employment opportunities!
SkillUP Missouri offers free college tuition and support services (if needed) to individuals receiving Food Stamp benefits. If you are receiving Food Stamp benefits, you may qualify to enroll in free college credit and certificate courses at Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC).
College advisors will help you select an educational program of study and Missouri Job Center staff will be available to help secure transportation or childcare assistance. When you complete your course of study, the Missouri Job Center will help you find gainful employment.
SkillUP Missouri Statewide partners
SkillUP is a program piloted by the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) and the Missouri Department of Social Services, Family Support Division and University of Missouri Extension. The program is a component of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Family Nutrition Services (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
How do I get qualified?
Our staff can determine your eligibility with the information you provide. To inquire about the SkillUP program, call OTC’s Center for Workforce Development Continuing Education office at (417) 447-8888.
Training Opportunities for SkillUP
The Center for Workforce Development offers a many choices for short-term training that results in certificates or industry-recognized certifications. Our certificate programs:
- Are realistically achievable.
- Prepare you for local job openings.
- Are a step towards more advanced training and career opportunity!
Click the links below to explore our newest certificate courses which are eligible for SkillUP funding.