The SSI-SSDI Career Training Grant at PC Professor
Those between the ages of 18 to 64 who presently receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may be eligible to take a career class at PC Professor at no cost to them. Class tuition, registration fees, books and supplies (if needed) are typically included as well. Voluntary participation in the SSI-SSDI training grant program is offered without any out-of-pocket cost to the job seeker.
Specifically, our career school provides unemployed or underemployed clients on SSI or SSDI with complimentary career services to help them decide if joining (or re-joining) the workforce is the right path. We help our students prepare for work, find suitable jobs and to maintain success while employed. In fact, we’ve been offering occupational services to South Florida residents since 1989. If approved to participate in the SSI-SSDI training grant, you will receive complimentary training, registration fees, book(s) and ongoing job placement assistance from our career school. PC Professor strives to serve as an important part of your “employment team” and will assist you as you travel on the journey to financial independence.
Your road to employment through the SSI-SSDI training grant program is a two-way street as you receive intensive training from PC Professor with the goal of prepare for a job. We will assist you in finding employment opportunities and support you to help keep the job as you work your way towards financial independence; and, in return, you pledge that you will take specific steps within specific timeframes to:
- Work at a specified earnings level or,
- Complete certain educational or training requirements.
Ultimately, you will be working to eliminate your dependence on SSDI and/or SSI while achieving financial security and independence.
Taking the agreed-upon steps toward employment within Social Security’s timeframes is called making “timely progress”. In doing so, you will be:
- Receiving the education and training you need to succeed at work and your long-term career
- Becoming and staying employed
- Reducing reliance on SSDI and/or SSI payments
- Working towards financial independence and self-sufficiency
As the training grant recipient, one return will be that of achieving a more financially-independent life.