The Workforce Training & Community Education (WFT/CE) Division is committed to providing quality classes and training programs to serve the educational needs of eastern Idaho. Programs are designed to promote regional economic development by meeting employer needs for trained workers and to assist individuals in acquiring the skills and knowledge needed to secure employment or occupational upgrade. The Division also endeavors to provide a variety of classes which enable students to pursue hobbies and non-vocational interests.
Short-term, specialized training programs are available in the broad areas of apprenticeship, business and office technology, environmental safety and health, trades, foreign language, arts and crafts, and health and wellness.
The WFT/CE Division plays an active role in providing skills and customized job training necessary to promote economic development opportunities in eastern Idaho. The College works closely with regional economic development agencies such as Grow Idaho Falls, the Development Company, Regional Development Alliance, and the Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce. EITC personnel will assist business and industry in pursuing job training funds for employees available through the Idaho Workforce Development Training Fund.
In addition to providing non-credit classes, specialized industry-specific training programs are offered in Professional Truck Driver Training, Radiation Safety, Wildland Fire Management, and Fire Service Technology.
To assist placebound and rural students throughout eastern Idaho, over 300 online classes are available through the Online Instruction Center and Community Outreach Centers located in Driggs, Salmon, Rexburg, and St. Anthony offer a variety of live instructional classes.