Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is required to develop strategies to target high-growth and emerging occupations that are critical to the local economy. The Targeted Occupations list is based on economic indicators validated by training providers and economic developers throughout the region. The Targeted Occupations List enables individuals to make informed decisions about training for careers that likely have a good return on investment. The following list is to guide workforce customers to appropriate and economically relevant occupational training.
2017 Targeted Occupations - Effective October 1, 2016
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|Accountants and Auditors
|Auto Service Technicians
|General and Operations Managers
|Farmers, Ranchers, and Other
|Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
|Inspectors, Testers, Sorters,
Samplers, and Weighers
|Insurance Claims and Policy
|Maintenance and Repair
|Medical and Health Services
|Shipping, Receiving, and
*Firefighters; Police Officers and Sherriff's Patrol; and Educational Administrators, Elementary and Secondary are not included in the chart as they are indemand occupations but do not fall within the targeted industries.