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U.S. Career Institute is an approved training provider for Ready to Work.

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What is Ready to Work:

Ready to Work is a program offered by the City of San Antonio Office of Economic Development.  It was designed to help San Antonio residents gain educational skills, plan their careers, and receive a wide range of resources to help them get a good-paying job in an in-demand occupation.

The program offers:

 Access to high quality training programs
• Tuition Assistance

• Computer to support you academically
• Guidance on Career Planning
• Assistance with urgent needs
• Preparation support to help you to

  gain a great job!

Who is eligible for Ready to Work?  

• Age: At least 18 years of age

• Residence: Within the San Antonio City Limits

• Work Status: Permitted to work in the United States

• Household income: No more than 250% of the  federal poverty guidelines. (Currently less than $36,450 for an individual or $75,000 for a household of four)

• Commitment: Willing to train and succeed in a career

• Not currently enrolled in college courses at intake

• Willing to take assessments relating to barriers, academics, skills aptitude, and
  workplace readiness

• Committed to completing the program

U.S. Career Institute Programs:

U.S. Career Institute is an approved training provider for San Antonio's Ready to Work. Training programs we offer include:

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Healthcare Professions 

Finance and Insurance – Professional Services

Manufacturing Careers

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100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can. Access instructors through phone or email on the device of your choosing.

You can gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials to move toward success along a new or existing career path. 

Our 24/7, on-demand learning platform is easy to use at home or on the go – and you decide when to start and take your classes. 

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications. 

Your tuition includes access to instructors, all your learning materials, and career support. 

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What are the basic program requirements?

Is U.S. Career Institute Accredited?

U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.

When can I begin my program?

Online Career Training

Enrich your life and reach your career and education goals with our self-paced, certificate and degree programs. At U.S. Career Institute, our goal is that every student will Dream–Learn–Succeed. We offer flexible, quality distance education at our Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) accredited school.

Self-paced courses allow you to learn according to your schedule. Plus, you have the support of a full staff, from instructors to student service success advisors. We’re here to help you succeed in your education and to achieve your career goals.

Prepare for a new career in as little as four months.

We are different than other schools! Course materials are relevant and career focused, developed by industry experts. Enjoy learning career skills quickly and more easily than you thought possible. Certificate and degree programs range from healthcare, professional services, and manufacturing so you can choose the right career path for you.

Visit the City of San Antonio’s Ready to Work website located at: and submit your application.  Once submitted, you may wish to also visit a Ready to Work Partner Agency to begin the eligibility process. 

Ready to Work requirements are listed above and include:  at least 18 years of age, resident of the City of San Antonio, permitted to work in the U.S., meet the household income requirements and commitment to train for a career.

Once you have submitted your application to you will be contacted by an agency from the Ready to Work Program.  You will go through the eligibility, assessment, and approval process.   Once approved you will work with USCI’s Workforce Team to enroll in your preferred program. 

How do I enroll for Ready to Work?

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Be sure to enroll with Ready to Work at:

 Access to high quality
 training programs
• Tuition Assistance

• Computer to support you academically
• Guidance on Career Planning
• Assistance with urgent needs
• Preparation support to help you to gain
a great job!