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Workforce Training for Young Adults

Let the Department of Labor and Regulation Workforce Training Program open the doors to your future. The Workforce Training Program can assist you in exploring careers, expanding your education and skills, preparing for the world of work and securing employment that allows for future advancement.

See how the Workforce Training Program has assisted South Dakotans like you

Learn how DLR's workforce training programs made a huge impact on four individuals' lives with workforce training for career success


Learn how DLR can help you can work experience in a career field of interest to start you on a path to success


Take the next step

To learn more about the Workforce Training program, contact your local job service office to schedule a meeting with an employment specialist.

Career Launch SD

Increase student awareness of career opportunities and help them make informed decisions as they enter the workforce through Career Launch SD. The program provides middle school students with career exploration and high school students with opportunities to gain a workplace experience that complements their studies. For more information, visit Career Launch SD.

DLR has organized resources to assist with incorporating career information in the classroom in the Work-Based Learning Toolkit.

Job Corps

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age who qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.


South Dakota: Box Elder Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center

North Dakota: Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps Center

Additional contact information.