A no-cost education
Using WIOA Grant to Pay for Your Education

MedCerts has partnered with American Job Centers as an approved training vendor in 26 states. Use your Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Grant to take our short-term training programs for national certifications in the healthcare and IT industry.

Get aid to start a new career

We’re an approved school

The Department of Labor and Department of Education created WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) to help remove barriers for those who have trouble finding a high quality career. The WIOA program helps job seekers acquire industry-recognized credentials for in-demand jobs.

States where we operate
MedCerts is an approved education provider for the WIOA program in 26 states

WIOA Program Funding

Get your education paid for

Eligible job seekers can have up to $4,000 in financial assistance to pursue certification training programs like those offered by MedCerts. We provide students with personalized, short-term training to start a new career in healthcare or IT so you can compete in the job market. Start an application or talk to an Education Consultant to see if you qualify for aid.

Maximum Financial Assistance
Job seekers are eligible for up to $4,000 in Financial Assistance

Michelle, 20s


Went from Retail Clerk to Pharmacy Technician.

I had nothing but great experiences with MedCerts! They were always very quick to answer any of my questions and gave me all the information I needed! I also loved that they do study sessions with you prior to taking your certification exam to make sure you know your stuff and you are ready!

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Am I eligible?

Requirements and Eligibility

The best way to check eligibility is through your case manager or a MedCerts Education Consultant. Most unemployed individuals are eligible.

You are eliGible for WIOA if

Age 14 and older

Has been terminated or laid off, or who has received a notice of termination or layoff, and

In some cases, low income

Is eligible for or has exhausted entitlement to unemployment compensation; or

You are a dislocated worker, for example, from plant or factory closures, general layoffs, or a homemaker who has lost his or her primary income support

Is employed at a facility at which the employer has made a general announcement that such facility will close within 180 days; or

In some cases, you will need to be a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the U.S and registered with selective service (for males only)

Self-employed individuals, farmers, ranchers, and fishermen who are unemployed due to economic conditions or a natural disaster

Not eligible?

MedCerts offers alternative financing options.

We have several tuition payment options if you do not qualify for State or Federal grants or scholarships. Low cost tuition can be paid up front or education loans are available for everyone. Contact an Education Consultant to learn your options.

Getting started

How to apply


Set up an appointment with a MedCerts Education Consultant. They will guide you on all the steps of WIOA: how it works and where to find assistance.


Visit an American Job Center (use your search above to find one) to create your WIOA profile. You will be assigned a state case worker who will complement the work with MedCerts.


You and your Education Consultant will browse and pick the best programs you need to get certified in a high demand career.

Student Support

Your personal guide

Student Support and Education Consultants help you on your career journey. It’s what our student’s love most about MedCerts.

  • Career exploration

    MedCerts helps job seekers explore all career options with tools like career assessments, interest and skills inventories, portable career statistics, and earning potential metrics.

  • Education and training

    Job seekers work with MedCerts to create a plan of action that considers financial aid options, education and training program resources, credential information, and, for eligible spouses, WIOA. WIOA provides a maximum education benefit of $4,000.

  • Career readiness

    MedCerts helps job seekers perfect their resumes and hone their interviewing skills. They also cover job search techniques, relocation planning, and flex-work options.

  • Career connections

    MedCerts helps job seekers get the right job in the right career by leveraging existing relationships and resources with organizations like Walgreens, CVS, Goodwill, and AARP.

A better future

It starts with your career

Get a high quality job with increased earning potential. Start enrollment while you’re still eligible for WIOA funding. MedCerts will provide you with personalized one-on-one support, and short-term training for your career in healthcare or IT.

Start your enrollment

Schedule an appointment with an Education Consultant.

An Education Consultant will get you enrolled, check financial aid options, and support you with every step.

  • Fully online training
  • One-on-one orientation and support
  • Career services
  • Exam fees included
  • Short-term programs

Financial assistance

If you are a military spouse or your training is provided through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), you may be eligible for financial assistance to cover all or some of your tuition.

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