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Ready to expand your career possibilities in Travis County? 

Learn a Skill. Master a Trade.

Thousands of openings exist in middle-skilled positions that are key to Austin’s economic growth. Many of these employers offer work-based learning through apprenticeship programs. Others are looking for candidates with two-year technical degrees and often will pay for required courses.

Success doesn’t always require a four-year degree!

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Yes, let's do it!

Our mission is a stronger, safer Texas

Over the next five years, the Austin metro area will have more than 60,000 middle-skill openings to fill. Texas Mutual Insurance Company is joining Workforce Solutions Capital Area to dispel the misperceptions about working in the trades and help recruit a new generation of skilled tradespersons. 

Learn a Skill. Master a Trade.

Thousands of openings exist in middle-skilled positions that are key to Austin’s economic growth. Many of these employers offer work-based learning through apprenticeship programs. Others are looking for candidates with two-year technical degrees and often will pay for required courses.

Explore In-Demand Occupations

Which jobs are hot in Austin right now? Check out the Targeted Occupations List from Workforce Solutions Capital Area:

to learn about careers, salary ranges, training and education requirements and opportunities. With the right skills and education, your opportunities are limitless.

Trade Up Texas is supported by Texas Mutual Insurance Company, building a stronger, safer Texas.

Learn The Facts About Specific Jobs

Have a job in mind, and want to know more about it? Workforce Solutions Capital Area has prepared career profiles of in-demand jobs, with information like median wages, projected demand, typical work tasks, and required training. Start your career planning today!

Targeted Occupations & IndustriesCareer Planning for Job Seekers

If you live elsewhere in Texas

contact your local workforce development board.

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Contact Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area

If you live in Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano or Williamson county:

If you live elsewhere in Texas:

Contact your local workforce development board

If you live in Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano or Williamson county:

If you live elsewhere in Texas:

Explore In-Demand Occupations

Which jobs are hot in Austin right now? Check out the Targeted Occupations List from Workforce Solutions Capital Area:

Learn The Facts About Specific Jobs

Have a job in mind, and want to know more about it? Workforce Solutions Capital Area has prepared career profiles of in-demand jobs, with information like median wages, projected demand, typical work tasks, and required training. Start your career planning today!

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