Florida Unemployment Job Training

A statewide¬† network of local One-Stop Career Centers offers job training and employment services to link Florida’s job seekers and employers. These career centers offer:

Priority Reemployment Planning Program

The Priority Reemployment Planning (PREP) program provides reemployment services to RA claimants who are profiled as unlikely to return to their previous jobs or occupations and are given assistance early in their claims series.

  • Job search for counseling;
  • Testing and assessment;
  • Occupational and labor market information;
  • Job search workshops;
  • Referral to potential employers;
  • Job Training Assistance.

Visit the One-Stop Career Center nearest you. Details about Career Center locations is obtainable on the Internet.

You are not registered for work if you are:

  • not presently residing in Florida,
  • on a temporary layoff of not more than 8 weeks,
  • a union member who usually obtains work through a union hiring hall, or
  • a member in an approved Short-time Compensation plan.

  1. Can you print a paper form to apply for unemployment on line the take in?In-possible to get in on line?

  2. My name is Omar arango and just moved from NJ to Hollywood FL and would like to know if I can take a caregiver course , I worked for 6 years there .I have income from unemployment but cannot receive because I left Florida due to family issues. Due I qualify please let me know thank you

    1. Omar,

      Thank you for the post. Unemployment Insurance benefits are only extended to claimants who lose their employment due to involuntary reasons. Please call the Unemployment Office for more.

  3. I have not been employed for ten years or more, I would like to return to the work force is there any training available, courses, schools, grants, plans?

  4. I was self employed but not working at all and is now looking for job training to get back in the workforce. Where do I go to find help?

    1. Pat,

      To claim, the unemployed worker is required to have active employment and earnings in the last 4-5 calendar quarters. Please contact the Unemployment Office for clarification.

  5. I recently became unemployed in Jacksonville Florida, I was a medical transcriptionist for 20 years. Is there any way I could get help with training for a different field since transcription is obsolete?

    1. You can call the Unemployment Office in your state for details on sponsored training programs. The details can also be obtained online, on the official website of the Labor Department in your state.

  6. I am asking for my daughter i live in another state but she resides in fla… does fla unemployment help people obtain thier G.E.D?

  7. I live in Venice, FL (just moved here) and in the process of becoming a resident. I collect UE from PA due to being laid off. Can I get job training opportunities here in FL, if I’m receiving benefits from PA?

  8. I am 54 age female, I am pc technician to repire hardware, was working in the pc industry more then 17 yrs, I lost the job this year early; I try hard to find a job in the pc repair industry.
    Please help me!

  9. general question, if you have been on unemployment for almost a year can you get an extension due to being in school?

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