Employment and Training Programs and Services Offered

Programs

Adult Basic Literacy Education:

This program provides a means for adults and youth 16 years or older to enhance educational skills with basic literacy, workplace literacy, GED preparation, and other services that will assist in employment and competence in one's self. The program concentrates on language, reading, writing, and math skills on an individual basis.

Testing assessments will be provided by certified teachers followed by goal setting, personal instruction, step-by-step evaluation, and post assessment, all done at the student's own pace.
 
Hours of operation may vary. Contact the ABLE program at 265-6743 x 1198.
 

Skills Training Center:

Offers a sequence of self-guided instructional activities that provides students with the academic and technical skills they need to prepare for further education and employment. The available computers are open for public use, not necessarily clients of any HRDC program. There is no onsite teacher to assist with these slef-paced courses.

High School Equivalency Diploma

The GED test has been replaced with the HiSET test for testers to receive their high school equivalency diploma from the state of Montana. To register for a test date, please visit www.hiset.org.
Testing fees
Fees are assessed by the HiSET testing company and by testing centers. HiSET company testing fees must be paid online or over the phone. Testing center fees can be paid in cash or money order to HRDC. Fees paid to HiSET are $50 for a full battery (5 tests) and $15 per subtest. This includes 2 retakes. Fees for HRDC are $15 for the full battery, $2 per subtest, and $6 for retakes.

Deatiled information and schedules can be found in the following documents.
2014 Havre GED Testing Schedule

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

Adult Program:

Provides job training along with other activities and services that result in increased employment and earnings, as well as increased educational and occupational skills for adults 18 and over.

Youth Program:

Youths 14-21 are provided job training along with other activities and services that result in increased employment and earnings, as well as increased educational and occupational skills.

Services

Referral and Placement

Our employment specialists work with clients in referring them to employment opportunities that match their skills and education. We partner with various agencies in Havre, and it’s surrounding areas to ensure our clients get the training necessary to lead successful lives.

Paid Work Experience

Employment and Training will pay our clients basic wages while the employee is being trained. We strive to find work experiences that meet our clients' interests. Placing clients in environments where they learn skills that they can use in future employment.

Supportive Services

Funding is available to our enrolled clients to ensure their training or education is not interrupted or ended because of financial difficulties. We provide assistance in training costs including tuition, books, fees, uniform, and work clothing.

Additional Services

  • Resume’ preparation
  • Interview preparation
  • Application tips
  • Montana Career Information System
  • Internet access for job hunting
  • Workshops
  • One-on-one employment counseling
  • Interest Surveys
  • Career Exploration

WoRC Program

WoRC (Work Readiness Component) is a program for individuals receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). WoRC provides intense case management services to TANF cash assistance participants that focus on employment and training activities leading to self-support. WoRC also assists participants with a defined physical and/or mental disability in the federal disability benefit application process. The goals of the WoRC program are to support individuals as they enter or re-enter the job market and to assist them in obtaining the skills necessary to become self-sufficient.
 
WoRC Program Highlights are:
  • Intensive case management
  • Assessment and employability planning
  • Supportive services
  • Job readiness activities and training
  • Job search
  • Job skills training and educational activities
  • Work experience
  • Job development and placement
  • Assistance for disability related applications
  • Outreach and intervention processes designed to increase program participation.

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