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How to Become an Approved Basic Skills Training Vendor

Basic Skills Training-Are courses or programs that will generally equip customers with the ability and understanding necessary to enter the workforce and be an active participant in work across a variety of occupations. We've organized basic skills courses and programs into three different categories -those that teach computer skills, those teach adult basic education (literacy, remedial education and GED preparation), and those that teach job readiness skills.

We provide an application form for vendors to complete and submit with the required attachments.

  1. Download, fill out, print, and sign the basic skills training vendor application form.

  2. Mail the application form with the required attachments to:
    Vendor Contracts Manager
    Workforce Solutions Financial Aid Payment Office
    (713) 975-7409 option 4

  3. As a part of the application process, new applicants can expect to receive a visit from Workforce Solutions staff to their training facilities. You will be contacted to schedule a convenient time for the visit.

  4. Upon approval, a contract will be completed and sent for signature. Upon completion of the contract, you will be eligible to provide services to Workforce Solutions customers.

  5. All approved Basic Skill educational and training programs are listed on Workforce Solutions' Basic Skills List. When your application has been reviewed and approved, it will be listed here.

Application Process may take up to 60 days to complete

Annual application renewal process
We approve programs and services for one year. Basic skills vendors must complete and submit a new application every year in order to remain a vendor with Workforce Solutions.

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