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Train for an aviation job of the future

Wichita’s world-class aviation workers make us the Air Capital of the World. The Wichita region has some of the largest aerospace manufacturers in the world and more than 450 suppliers, plus an increasing number of projects in defense and other areas. Whether you’ve already worked in aviation or are interested in learning more, there’s no better place than Wichita. And, depending on where you were laid off from, you could get training paid for plus help with other expenses.

Get trained. Get paid. Contact the Wichita Workforce Center now to get started. Call 316-771-6800 or chat by clicking on the icon at the bottom of your screen. 

Work on cutting-edge automated machinery

The automation market is growing and you can be a part of it. Several local colleges offer training in automated manufacturing, with programs ranging from certificates to bachelor’s degrees. Find a list of local programs here.

MRO: Maintain, Repair and Overhaul aircraft

The maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of aircraft is a growing need. Train to become an A&P mechanic or concentrate in avionics or electronics to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues. Hands-on programs in the Wichita area will provide you with a certification or associate degree upon graduation. Find a list of local programs here.

We are the Air Capital of the World - it gives you pride to know you are part of it. –Matty Kingsada, current WSU Tech A&P student

Real Story: Robert Tallie

After getting laid off, Robert decided to gain more skills within aviation. He's using TAA funds to pay for his training at WSU Tech. Click here to listen to his story.

Interested in a different area of aviation? Click here to view more training options, or call the Wichita Workforce Center today at 316-771-6800.


The “Get Trained. Get Paid.” campaign was developed to keep and support the Wichita region’s world-class workforce. This initiative connects local training and job opportunities to those who were affected by layoffs. Community partners collaborating on this campaign include the City of WichitaGreater Wichita PartnershipSedgwick County and Workforce Alliance.

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