Application Process


Current Status of Funding Programs (updated 9/16/2015):

  • WorkFirst is currently accepting Winter 2015 applications.
  • Worker Retraining is currently accepting Winter 2015 applications.
  • Opportunity Grant is currently accepting Winter 2015 applications.
  • Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET) is accepting Winter 2015 applications.

Step 1: Attend one of the weekly Workforce Education Info Sessions

Sessions start promptly at 2:30 pm. No late entries- please arrive early. No appointment is needed!

Session Times and Locations:

Tuesdays: Sept 22 – Dec. 1, 2015   2:30 – 4:00pm in R-301

                   Dec. 8, 2015                    2:30 – 4:00      in C-130A

                   Dec. 15 – Dec. 29, 2015  2:30 – 4:00      in R-203


Bring writing materials (pen/pencil and paper), know your Social Security Number, and bring your calendar so you can make an advising appointment.

At the end of the Info Session there will be an opportunity to sign up for an advising appointment with a Workforce Education advisor.

Step 2: Come to your advising appointment

Make sure to bring necessary documents (you will receive a ‘what to bring’ list at the info session).


  • For Worker Retraining appointments come to N211 – the nearest parking is in Lot 12 ($2.00 Fee).
  • For BFET, Opportunity Grant, and WorkFirst appointments come to B131 – the nearest parking is the 5th floor of the Parking Garage ($2.00 fee)

See the Bellevue College Parking Map for locations of parking lots.