Free or Reduced Cost Training Programs

Open job trainings can be found online or through local career centers. Once you have found a training that interests you, you can contact a job coach or the provider to learn more.

Real Jobs RI Programs are run by partnerships consisting of employers and training providers and are completely free to participants. Approximately 80% of Real Jobs trainees successfully complete training and are placed into related employment.

WIOA Eligible Training Provider Programs (ETPL) are available to eligible underemployed Rhode Islanders at no cost or at a reduced cost. You will need to meet with a Job Coach either online or at a DLT Career Center to determine your eligibility for an Individual Training Account of up to $15,000 to cover the cost of the ETPL program you wish to enroll in.

Advanced EMT - Cardiac

Our Advanced EMT-Cardiac Program offers a balance of didactic, clinical, and psychomotor skills in the classroom and in Hospital Emergency Medical Centers. This program covers Cardiology, Pharmacology, Behavioral Mental Health, and interventions such as Endotracheal Intubation and Intraosseous cannulation. You will also be certified in ACLS and PALS.

American Safety Programs & Training Inc.

150 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI - 02907

Advanced Navegante Training Program

The Advanced Navegante Training Program (ANTP) addresses the critical need for culturally competent and linguistically appropriate healthcare for low-income Rhode Islanders.

Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic

Providence, Rhode Island

Autobody Technician Training

Train to become a certified Autobody Technician in a comprehensive 360-hour program. Offered by the New England Institute of Technology, this program is delivered in collaboration with the Auto Body Association of Rhode Island and its member employers. The program takes 18.5 weeks to complete and runs Monday through Thursday evenings from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

New England Institute of Technology

101 Access Rd., AC Building Warwick, RI 02886

Automotive Service Technician

Hands-On Training Diploma Program. Days: 30 Week Program / 900 Hours, Evenings: 75 Week Program / 900 Hours. Certifications available include: OSHA 10, EPA 609 Refrigerant Recovery Certification (nationally recognized certification) and one year experience towards ASE Certification.

Motoring Technical Training Institute

1241 Fall River Avenue Seekonk, MA 02771

Automotive Service Technician

Hands-On Training Diploma Program. Days: 30 Week Program / 900 Hours, Evenings: 75 Week Program / 900 Hours. Certifications available include: OSHA 10, EPA 609 Refrigerant Recovery Certification (nationally recognized certification) and one year experience towards ASE Certification.

Motoring Technical Training Institute

1241 Fall River Avenue Seekonk, MA 02771

Automotive Technician Training

Train to become a certified Automotive Technician in a comprehensive 350-hour program. Offered by the New England Institute of Technology, this program is delivered in collaboration with the RI Automobile Dealers Association and its member employers. The program takes 17.5 weeks to complete, running Monday through Thursday evenings from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

New England Institute of Technology

101 Access Road, Warwick, RI 02886

Barbering

Barber/Hairstylist is an instructional program that prepares individuals to cut and care for hair and perform facial shaves, with emphasis on hygiene, sanitation, customer relations and barbershop management.

Rob Roy Academy

260 South Main Street Fall River, MA 02721

Barbering

Barber/Hairstylist is an instructional program that prepares individuals to cut and care for hair and perform facial shaves, with emphasis on hygiene, sanitation, customer relations and barbershop management.

Rob Roy Academy

150 Pleasant Street Worcester, MA 01609

Barbering

Barber/Hairstylist is an instructional program that prepares individuals to cut and care for hair and perform facial shaves, with emphasis on hygiene, sanitation, customer relations and barbershop management.

Rob Roy Academy

251 Main Street Woonsocket, RI 02895

Biotech Bootcamp

The RI Biotech Boot Camp provides a solution to meet the industry's immediate need for a skilled workforce. This program offers a win-win-win scenario: employers gain qualified employees, graduates secure interview opportunities for new jobs, and the state benefits from a sustainable workforce and expanded job growth.

RI Bio

Providence, Rhode Island