Free placement screening for YA Education and Employment Opportunity Program

The Delaware Tech Terry Campus is offering a free placement screening for an education and employment opportunity program being offered for free.

Young adults 16-24 years old who are not currently enrolled in school and are either underemployed or unemployed are eligible to participate.

Organizers say the Out of School Youth Program is offered for free through a partnership with the state’s Department of Labor Workforce Development Board.

In this program, students will have the chance to to develop personal and professional skills and enhance marketability and competitiveness in the workplace.

The assessment screening does not require pre-registration, and will be offered on campus in Building 200 at 9 AM on Monday, September 26.

Organizers say the assessment will probably last about 3 1/2 hours, and adult learners over the age of 24 are also encouraged to attend the assessment screening in order to get information about Adult Basic Education options.

Out of School Youth participants will:

  • Obtain a GED®
  • Earn industry-recognized certificates
  • Participate in entrepreneurial education and leadership development opportunities
  • Take financial literacy workshops
  • Complete up to 262 hours of occupational training through paid work experience and internships

After completing the program, organizers say that individuals will be workforce ready and prepared to continue their post-secondary education.

The Out of School Youth program is funded by the Workforce Development Board.

For more information on the program or placement screening assessments, contact program staff at 302-857-1500.

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