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Training Programs

North Dakota Jobs Training Program

Available to new or expanding primary sector businesses to train new hires.  Funds are generated by capturing employee income tax with holdings to cover the cost of the training in whole or part.  Job Service North Dakota will provide a proposal based on job creation information provided.


State-supported program for North Dakota’s two-year institutions to provide customized workforce training based on employer-defined needs.  State funding can be pass-through funds through the Department of Career & Technical Education.  Collaboration among higher education institutions can deliver business and soft skills combined with technical and mechanized/industrial training.

Current Classes

Operation Intern

A state-funded program available to North Dakota employers that provides up to $3,000 in matching funds per student per term for a maximum of $6,000 per student, and a maximum of $30,000 per employer in a biennium.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Training, support, and other assistance including funding, are administered by Job Service North Dakota, and provided to applicants for employment preparation.  Specific emphasis on sector strategies and partnering with other agencies for delivery of services.  Federally-funded, formerly the Workforce Investment Act (WIA).


Quick Contact

Valley City - Barnes County Development Corporation
250 West Main Street
Valley City ND 58702

Phone: 701-840-7820
Fax: 701-845-1892
Email: vdg@hellovalley.com



January 2019 Welding Class

January 2019 Welding Class


The Sheyenne Valley Area Career and Tech Center and the Valley City Barnes County Development Corporation launched a welding training program which concluded at the beginning of February....
Leadership Program

Leadership Program


In March of 2019, four influential women in our community are on their way to Atlanta Georgia to attend a leadership program to expand their skills related to collaborating across sectors, improving health and creating sustainable change....

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