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Workforce training is a top priority

Governor’s Guaranteed Workforce Program

The Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program (GGWFP) provides new and expanding businesses with technical and financial assistance to train, retrain and upgrade the skills of their employees. Overall funding levels are based on wages and benefits, location of facilities, number of employees and number of individuals needing training. Small businesses eligible for this program may receive up to 75 percent of actual training cost (maximum of $5,000) for preapproved technology, technical and regulatory compliance training. Since the program’s launch, more than $54 million has been awarded to employers and nearly 200,000 employees have received training.

If you are a current West Virginia employer or would like to relocate your business to West Virginia, we look forward to helping you enhance your work force. Let us show you how you can be a part of our success.


Learn more about the Governor's Gauranteed Work Force Program.

WorkForce WV

WorkForce West Virginia is comprised of a network of workforce development services for employers, including pre-screened pools of candidates, assistance throughout the hiring process, and support for employee training and education. The team at WorkForce West Virginia stands ready to also help your company with the unemployment process and offers detailed information on tax incentives and labor market data. These services are available at 13 comprehensive career centers across the state. In addition, WorkForce West Virginia has the largest online database of job seekers and job openings in the state.


Explore the array of services offered by WorkForce West Virginia Today.

Community and Technical Colleges

West Virginia offers business and industry the opportunity to partner with our Community and Technical College System to develop specialized education and training programs. Over the last decade, West Virginia’s Community and Technical Colleges have created nearly 150 new customer training programs, many in partnership with local companies and business investors.


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Governor's Guaranteed Workforce Program

Governor's Guaranteed Workforce Program

Governor's Guaranteed Workforce Program

Governor's Guaranteed Workforce Program

Governor's Guaranteed Workforce Program

Governor's Guaranteed Workforce Program

Governor's Guaranteed Workforce Program