Clients are referred to various training programs based on their needs and interests.  All training programs must be approved training programs and must train for occupations in demand.  Training has ranged from basic remedial math or English skills, to learning a trade or occupational skill, and for some obtaining an associate degree.

Additionally, Mine Rescue Team, Responsible Persons, Mine Foreman, Mine Examiner, Diesel Mechanic and New Inexperienced Miner training is available through grant funded programs and are provided by the UMWA Career Centers, Inc.


  • Gather information on training programs
  • Enroll in training
  • Receive assistance during training from the Career Center