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The WorkAdvance program connects job seekers to high-demand manufacturing careers with opportunity for growth, and is offered as a partnership of GLCAP and the Ohio Manufacturers' Association.


Train today for a new career tomorrow


WorkAdvance, a partnership of GLCAP and the Ohio Manufacturers' Association (OMA), provides career pathways for people looking for in-demand jobs in Crawford, Ottawa, Seneca, Sandusky, and Wyandot counties. We connect job-seekers to training, job placement, and support services to help them enter high-demand industries with opportunities for advancement. Upskilling opportunities are also available for employees to advance in their current careers. The program is funded through a three-year grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Good Jobs Challenge program.


Services include: 

  • Connections to technical training

  • Career coaching

  • Referrals to income supports

  • Job-readiness 

Training is available in multiple manufacturing sectors. GLCAP also coordinates the WorkAdvance program with Financial Opportunity Center services to best serve participants. Contact us today to learn about upcoming opportunities. 

Our career coaches help

Our experienced career coaches have helped
job-seekers with training, education, and other support.
Let us know what we can do to help you!

Usually, you might pay a career coach a lot of money to help you in your career search. But with GLCAP's WorkAdvance, we provide career coaching at no cost to help you succeed. Our career coaches can help you with a variety of needs including:

  • Navigating a career transition

  • Defining and setting goals

  • Upskilling to advance in your current career

  • Exploring new careers and searching for available jobs

  • Improving interview skills


Contact us today and learn what our career coaches can do for you.

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For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-775-9767.


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