Training for Employment Program

T4E logo Whether you're employed, underemployed or searching forwork, the Training for Employment Program, T4E , at Kansas City Kansas Community College Dr. Thomas R. Burke Technical Education Center provides the support and technical training you need to find a high-wage, high-skill job in construction or advanced manufacturing.

T4E offers support and technical training to TAA-eligible workers, veterans and their spouses, and anyone, 18 years or older, who is not in high school.

The program is made possible by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant through the US Department of Labor. 


If you are interested in being a participant in the T4E program, drop in, call, or contact the T4E staff in the TTE Center, to the left of the main entrance of the Technical Education Center (TEC).

Training Programs

  • Building & Property & Maintenance
  • Construction Technology
  • Electrical Technology
  • Forklift Training
  • Greenup
  • Heating & Refrigeration
  • Machine Technology
  • Welding Technology


Who qualifies for the T4E Program?
If you are a Veteran, a spouse of a Veteran, a TAA eligible worker, over the age of 18, and enrolled in the above programs, T4E is a valuable asset to you as you grow in your career goals. Even if you are none of the above, you STILL qualify for T4E as long as you are enrolled in the programs above and are at least 18 years of age and not in high school.

How do I get involved in the T4E Program?
Anyone is available to sign up for the T4E programs. Although we do encourage individuals to sign a consent form that states you will participate in the program and attend an intrusive advising session, and immediately begin to receive the services, session and immediately begin to receive the services, but this is not a requirement.

Am I guaranteed a job if I participate in the T4E Program?
The TTE Center provides employment services through Workforce Partnership and employability, entrepreneurship, and financial training with special focus on Veterans, their spouses, and TAA eligible workers. Our programs are designed specifically for job placement, and to help currently employed participants expand their talents, gain credentials, and attain new positions and opportunities. We also collaborate with various employers that are highly likely to hire participants who come through our programs based on the overall changing needs of the industry. Workforce Partnership has a satellite office in the TTE Center which makes their services available to T4E participants and the community at large.

Is scholarship money available for T4E participants?
T4E expands infrastructure, adds instructional talent, implements alternative instructional methods, and improves learning through technology. While we do not directly give scholarships for your educational programs, we provide a variety of non-financial support. We also work with partners who may provide tuition support.

What else do I have to do in order to participate in the T4E Program?
Once you sign a consent form, you agree to keep us up to date on your information so that we may report the program success to the US Department of Labor. We also ask you to complete occasional surveys and keep us informed of your progress so that we may better serve you. T4E is simple and helps you to move through your program quickly and successfully to your next great career!

Contact Information
  • © Kansas City Kansas Community College
  • 7250 State Avenue
  • Kansas City, KS 66112
  • 913-334-1100

  • An Equal Opportunity Educational Institution