WIOA Youth Training through Young Talent Tampa Bay

Ready to get a job, but don’t know where to start? Young Talent Tampa Bay through CareerSource Tampa Bay can help!

If you are out-of-school, between the ages of 17-24, and motivated to start a training program or begin a career, Young Talent Tampa Bay can provide you with the skills you need!

Young Talent Tampa Bay provides:
- Career Exploration
- Career Coaching and Guidance
- Employability Skills Training, including Financial Literacy
- Tuition Assistance
- Limited Supportive Services 
- Paid Work Experience and On-the-Job Training Referrals


WIOA Youth Program Eligibility

Services under the WIOA program are eligibility-based. Therefore, all interested applicants must meet and be able to document general and funding-specific eligibility criteria in order to be considered for enrollment.
All eligible applicants must be a resident of Hillsborough County, 17 years of age or older, and meet U.S. citizenship or permanent resident requirements.


WIOA Youth Program Online Pre-screen

To start the enrollment process, applicants will need to fully complete the WIOA Youth prescreen below. Once completed, you will be assigned to a WIOA Youth Career Counselor who will contact you about your next steps within two business days. If you do not see an email in your inbox, please be sure to check your spam/junk folders.
To begin the WIOA prescreen, please click here.


Targeted Occupations and Approved Training Providers and Programs Lists

CareerSource Tampa Bay’s Local Targeted Occupations List (LTOL) is based on the Statewide and Regional Targeted Occupations (RTOL). The Statewide Demand Occupations list identifies the labor market needs of Florida’s business community and encourages job training based on those needs, with emphasis on jobs that are both high demand and high skill/high wage and is used as a baseline for establishing Local Targeted Occupations Lists (LTOLs). The LTOL is developed after extensive research into our local, regional, and statewide labor and job market. In addition, our Board of Directors, which consists of local business experts, have reviewed and approved this list. Based on this LTOL, the approved training vendors and programs for CareerSource Tampa are listed in the link below. Registered apprenticeships are automatically eligible to be included and maintained on the Eligible Training Providers List (ETPL) as long as the corresponding program remains registered and will remain on the ETPL until it is deregistered or until the registered apprenticeship program notifies DEO in writing that it no longer wants to be included on the ETPL. You may find a list of registered apprenticeships below.

  • Approved training provider programs for 2019-2020: (PDF(Excel)
  • Local Targeted Occupation List for 2019-2020: (PDF)  
  • Registered apprenticeship for 2019-2020:  (PDF) (Excel)


WIOA Youth Information Sessions

If you have reviewed the information above, but still have questions, we invite you to attend one of our informational sessions. While you are not required to make an appointment to attend one of these sessions, we do ask for your timely presence. Individuals who arrive late for the start of a session will be asked to come back at a later session. 

If you have any questions or in need of additional information, please email wioayouth@careersourcetampabay.com