Worker Retraining

Worker Retraining is a state-funded program designed to help eligible individuals update their job skills and return to employment.

What services does Worker Retraining provide?opportunity guy picture

  • Payment of tuition and fees
  • Assistance with the Employment Security CAT/TB application (permission to attend school while collecting your unemployment)
  • Educational advising and planning
  • Assistance in locating additional funding for training
  • Priority registration
  • Liaison to other agencies, programs and funding

How do I get more information about each program?

Attend a Workforce Education Information Session. These are held every Tuesday on the main campus. No registration is required – just show up! Building and rooms change quarterly, so check our Workshops page or call 425-564-4054 for the location. Plan to arrive early, for the session starts promptly at 2:30pm and no latecomers can be accommodated.


Bellevue College Worker Retraining welcomes Microsoft and other employees affected by recent layoffs.

BC is the third-largest higher education institution in Washington state, and offers a wide variety of bachelor’s, associate, and certificate programs geared for employment in high-demand sectors.  Visit our Approved Programs page to see the numerous programs supported by Worker Retraining.

Interested students should attend a Workforce Education information session to begin the enrollment process, or call 425-564-4054 for additional information.




Last Updated November 2, 2018