Workforce Education is providing services remotely

Prospective Students:

Recently Unemployed?

Current WE Students:

  • Workforce Education advisors are available by email and phone. Look up staff contact information to reach your advisor directly, or schedule a remote appointment (phone, Microsoft Teams, or Zoom) by calling 425-564-4054.

Welcome to Workforce Education

You may be eligible for tuition funding and education & career planning!

Why Workforce Education (WE)?

Our programs help people get the skills they need through Bellevue College’s professional-technical programs to enter or re-enter the workforce.

  • WE offers high-touch advising and college navigation.
  • WE programs provide “jump start” funding and assistance with applying for additional financial aid.
  • WE advisors coordinate with DSHS and Employment Security to support students with keeping their benefits while in training.
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Funding Programs:

  • BFET (Basic Food Employment & Training) – for people receiving federal food assistance from DSHS
  • Opportunity Grant – for WA state residents with limited income and limited college credits
  • Worker Retraining – for people who are on unemployment insurance (UI) or have exhausted UI; veterans discharged in the past 48 months; active duty military with separation orders; or displaced homemakers due to divorce or death of a spouse in the past 48 months
  • WorkFirst – for parents who are receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)

Additional Services:

  • Free one-on-one financial coaching
  • Assistance with navigating the Financial Aid application process
  • Workforce Education Homework Lab in U211 – Currently Closed.
Interested in Workforce Education funding and services?

Interested in Workforce Education funding and services?

You can take a short survey at StartNextQuarter.org to see if you pre-qualify.  If you do, the first step to enrolling is to attend a Workforce Education information session.

Workforce Education Information Session