Career Training for Unemployed

The Occupational Training Institute currently provides high-quality vocational training services for eligible clients referred by:

  • Local Workforce Investment Act (WIA) agencies (One-stop centers), see below
  • NAFTA/Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)/Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) representatives
  • Private vocational rehabilitation service providers and workers compensation counselors

Through OTI, students are provided career and academic advisement and counseling, one-stop priority registration, accessible staff, industry expertise, and

access to the support needed to achieve their goals.

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CalJOBS --- Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL)

To see what Career Programs OTI offers for Workforce Investment Act or Trade Adjustment Assistance Act clients, access the CalJOBS website at

CLICK THE LINK TO SEE AVAILABLE PROGRAMS! once you are in the CalJOBS website, click the link to "Job Seekers". Then on the left column, click "Education Services" and navigate to "Training Providers and Schools". TYPE "De Anza" in the box and you will be taken to the programs offered by Foothill and De Anza Community Colleges. 

Please contact OTI's Program Coordinator at 409.864.8869. We welcome your inquiries, and will be pleased to arrange a visit and tour of Foothill or De Anza College. We can also arrange for you to meet with a member of the department responsible for information about the program that you choose.


Orientations are held every Tuesday at 11:00 AM in the OTI Office on De Anza College's Campus in the SEM Building on the west side of campus. To view the campus map, please check at

Have you been approved for training from a local "One-Stop Center?

These agencies offer a variety of employment services to the public. You may wish to contact one in your area to see if assistance is available to you in reaching your goal.

As WIOA Title-I financially assisted programs, Foothill-De Anza Community College District is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities.

Eligibility is determined at the following organizations:


Serving Northern Santa Clara County and San Mateo County businesses and residents including: Cupertino, Los Altos, Milpitas, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, and Sunnyvale.

Office Location

505 W. Olive Ave. Suite 550
Sunnyvale CA 94086
Phone 408.730.7232

Serving Silicon Valley businesses and residents including: Campbell, Gilroy, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, San Jose, Saratoga, and all unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County.

Office Location

1601 Foxworthy Avenue
San Jose, CA 95118
Phone: 408.794.1100

Workforce Santa Cruz County
Serving Residents of: Aptos, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek, Capitola, Davenport, Felton, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Soquel and Watsonville.
Office Locations in Watsonville 831.763.8700 and Capitola 831.464.6286

California Employment Development Department (EDD), Santa Clara County Offices
Unemployment Insurance 800.300.5616

Disability Insurance 800.480.3287

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