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Have a question about how to pay for your training or about a program's ETP eligibility? Visit your local WorkSource Center. Job counselors will help you determine your eligibility for funding and other resources to help advance your education.

For questions about the CAT (Commissioner Approved Training) or Training Benefits programs, call (877) 600-7701. 

For questions about Washington Career Bridge or to report technical issues with this website, email us at careerbridge@wtb.wa.gov. they welcome your questions and feedback.

 

Career Bridge

Career Bridge is the web site for Washington state's Eligible Training Provider (ETP) list. The ETP List ensures that certain performance standards are met for programs receiving federal workforce funding under the Workforce Investment Act. Career Bridge matches each job with education and training programs offered throughout the state. Future students can see at a glance the cost of tuition, books and other fees, the location and length of training, entrance requirements and more, as they consider pursuing a particular career path.

Home to over 5,000 education and training programs, Washington Career Bridge lets you search for training programs by location, subject area, and type of school. This award-winning website also gives you performance results for many education programs, telling you how many people got jobs, what they got paid, and more. Consider this your free “consumer report card.”

Home to over 5,000 education and training programs, Washington Career Bridge lets you search for training programs by location, subject area, and type of school. This award-winning website also gives you performance results for many education programs, telling you how many people got jobs, what they got paid, and more. Consider this your free “consumer report card.”

Get Job Details

Find information on how fast an occupation is growing, how much it pays, and what type of education is needed for the position. Find In-Demand Jobs You know what you want to do, but is the career you’re interested in hiring right now? Click on “Explore Careers” on the left side bar. Under the section “Demand-Decline List”, click on the blue underlined link titled “in-demand”.

  • “Growth Rate” This shows the percentage increase in job openings expected in the coming year.
  •  “Openings Per Year” This is the actual number of estimated new openings in the coming year.
  •  “Education Needed” This shows how much and what kind of education an occupation typically requires.
  •  “Education Available Links lead to available education programs in our state. in Washington” Helpful tip – Want to know more? Click on the information button.

Explore Careers

Curious how your interests connect with a career? Take the online quiz to help you think about your talents and abilities and how to put them to use in a career. Click the “Explore Careers” box on the home page to get started. From there, you have the option to take the quiz, access career resources, view in-demand jobs, and more! Click the blue “Take the Quiz” button to get started!

Career Quiz

Take the Career Quiz to discover your talents and interests! First, you will select which subject areas you like. To select a subject, click on the box to the left of it. Select as many subject as you want, then click “Next”. Now you will be presented with a number of statements. Check which statements apply to you. In the examples below, you can see that multiple subjects and statements have been selected. Remember, this quiz is all about you so check what truly interests you, not what you think others would like you to choose. Allow 10 to 15 minutes to complete the quiz

Find Education

Education is at the heart of Career Bridge. Click on the home page and explore over 5,000 Washington education programs in one place! Click the “Find Education” box on the home page to get started. Performance Results Click on the “Performance Results” tab to find out how many students completed a program, what they earned, and what industry they went to work in. No more guessing about whether a program paid off. This “Consumer Report Card” shows the results of real students taking a program at a particular school. Student Characteristics Get demographic details on the gender, race, age and educational background of program participants.

Where Are You Going?

The Where Are You Going? career guide can help you chart your career path. Inside are quizzes that help you figure out what you’re good at, what you like to do, and what might suit you as a career. This free guide also includes: job search tips, financial aid information, and resume assistance. After you figure out what you want to do, you can find careers listed in the guide along with schools in Washington where you can get the education and training you need. This guide was designed to work with Career Bridge. Request your free copy today by calling: (360) 709-4600 or by visiting:  http://wtb.wa.gov/Documents/2015fullguide_FILLABLE.pdf

 
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