Support Services for Students, Business Partners and Community Groups
Whether you are in search of certification for a new career or need customized professional
training ROADS is ready to support you. The program will help retrain Nevadans for
a new career and enable them to become key contributors to the states economy. Students
(new or existing) in the program will receive financial support for various costs
(tuition, training, certifications, testing, transportation, housing assistance, childcare,
books, materials and/or supplies). Students will access training in manufacturing,
health care, technology and building trades so they become employed in stable jobs.
ROADS services include (but are not limited to):
Customized Industry-Specific Training for both pre-and-post employment Industry Credentials and Certifications
Students will acquire transferable skills employers value in a variety of work settings
Students will be introduced to multiple employment opportunities to avoid career dead
Mentorship and guidance critical to personal and professional growth
Direct access to a professional recruiter to arrange interviews for occupational areas
Financial assistance and referrals to community services
Career Path Scholarship
You do not need to be a current student to apply for this scholarship. If you do not
have a WNC Student ID Number you can still complete the application.
This scholarship is for students enrolled in specific courses of study: Automotive
Mechanics, Machine Tool Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare, Construction,
Computer Information Technology, Truck-Driving (CDL) and Welding.
Please use the code WILDCAT to apply for the Career Path Scholarship
The funds for this scholarship is grant funding that has been received from the Nevada
Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation (DETR), U.S. Department of Education,
WINN Nevada Governors Office of Economic Development and SNAP/ENT.
Participation in the ROADS Programs is funded through a DETR Grant and comes at no
cost to businesses or students. Participation in the ROADS Program carries no contractual
obligations. The sole purpose of the program is to strengthen the Northern Nevada
Skilled Workforce. The program includes, but is not limited to, Manufacturing, Health
Care, Information Technology and Building Trades.
The program can be tailored to fit industry and business needs:
Promote company culture through pre-employment coaching
Drive diversity initiatives
Create a workplace with high retention rates
Introduce mentor-mentee relationships into your organization
Bradley Electrical, Plumbing, and HAVC is a family-owned company living here in the
Tahoe/Carson region since 1997. They offer technical expertise to help keep homes
comfortable and safe and specialize in all home repairs!
Provides counseling for all things higher ed. Empowers clients to create an intelligent,
affordable roadmap for their next academic adventure. Whether you want job experience,
a GAP year, a micro-degree, online or in person education, Cochran Education can help
take away the stress and frustration often experienced along this journey.
Square One Solutions provides many staffing and temporary labor services, including
direct placement, temp to hire, recruiting, executive search and traditional day labor.
Square One Solutions can serve you in all industries.
Jiffy Air Tool was founded in the 1940s by Kellye Pops Pettit, and three generations
later we are still providing the aerospace industry with top quality air tools. Everything
Jiffy Air Tool makes is designed and manufactured in the USA, and always has been.
Jiffy Air Tool machines every part down to the smallest gear at our Nevada location.
Nelson Electric is one of the largest electrical contracting firms in Northern Nevada
with an extensive history in all aspects of the construction industry. Nelson Electric
has a broad and in-depth background in all types of construction from commercial,
industrial, and large custom developments and specializes in design assist, design
build, plan/specification, and low voltage systems projects.
Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business, offers a plantwide, holistic suite of machine
condition monitoring and protection hardware, software, and services that help you
achieve the highest level of asset reliability possible all of which is backed up
by our over 60 years of industry-leading expertise and truly global support.
For more information about ROADS, contact Michael Boreham, WNC Workforce Development
Liaison at 775-470-9242 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WNC contributes to solutions for the 21st century by providing effective educational
pathways for the students and communities of Nevada.
WNC is an integral and innovative educational partner fostering equity and a life
of learning in an inclusive environment for the evolving, diverse communities we serve.
WNC is student centered, inquiry driven, and data informed as we nurture community
connections and promote an environment of equity and inclusion.
Participation in the ROADS Programs is funded through the Department of Education,
Training and Rehabilitation. Students participating in the ROADS Program must be motivated
to advance in theircareers with the intent of living and working in northern Nevada
immediately following certification or degree attainment. Business partners willing
to offer mentorship, job-shadowing, company tours, mock interviews and career opportunities
for students are needed to support the program. The purpose of the program is to grow
and strengthen the Northern Nevada Skilled Workforce. The program includes, but is
not limited to, Manufacturing, Health Care, Information Technology and Building Trades.
Certain programs can be tailored to fit industry and business needs.