​​​​​​​​​D​allas College Young Adults group is an adult education program specializing in career pathways for 18–24-year-olds.


Dallas College, along with our partner the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and using the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) offers no cost career pathways for in-demand job opportunities in five pathways*:

  1. Engineering Technology, Mathematics and Sciences
  2. Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies
  3. Business, Hospitality & Trade
  4. Health Sciences
  5. Education

*Program availability is updated monthly and not limited to those listed here.


Basic Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must be 18-24 years old
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Reside in Dallas County
  • If required, other eligibility requirements are discussed during initial meeting

Benefits to Eligibility

Participants in the program become Dallas College students, so they can use all Dallas College student resources, including:

  • Transportation assistance
  • Job search assistance
  • Social service assistance
  • Case management

We will help you with

  • Improving your basic education skills
  • Improving your career readiness skills
  • Improving your ability to overcome any barriers to your completion and success of the program
  • Quickly training for a new career

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2022 Available Programs for WIOA Eligible Recipients
Manufacturing & Industrial Technology​
Plumbing / Pipefitting
Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO)
Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD)
Construction Trade
Electrical Certification
Facilities Maintenance Certification
Forklift/Logistics (Warehousing) 
Business, Hospitality & Global Trades
Computer User support
Mortgage Loan Officer
Hospitality Management
Culinary Foundations Certificate
Baker’s Assistant for ESL 
Health Sciences
Medical Assistant Clinical – Dental assisting
Patient Care Technician (PCT)
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Medical Billing
Electrocardiograph Technician
Teacher’s Assistant

Upcoming In-Person Information Sessions

All information sessions are held at Bill J Priest

The following sessions begin at 10 a.m.

  • Friday, July 15
  • Wednesday, August 10
  • Wednesday, September 14
  • Wednesday, October 12
  • Wednesday, November 9
  • Wednesday, December 14

The following sessions begin at 5 p.m.

  • Thursday, July 14
  • Tuesday, August 23
  • Thursday, September 15
  • Thursday, October 13
  • Tuesday, November 8
  • Thursday, December 15