Job Training Albuquerque is a workforce development program that connects qualified Albuquerque employers with free training opportunities for their employees.

Eligibility Requirements: 

Participating Employers must be: 

  • Registered as a for-profit or not-for-profit entity in NM.
    • Includes Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships (LP or LLP), LLC, Corporations and Non-profits
    • If registered as a “foreign” entity, the primary place of business must be in Albuquerque
  • Headquartered within the Albuquerque city limits. (must be incorporated Albuquerque, verified by this map)
    • Physical address (not PO Box) for entity’s principal place of business as defined through SDAT
  • A business with less than 500 employees
    • Applies to all locations for participating entity
  • Business has been located in Albuquerque for 1 year OR Business owner has been an Albuquerque resident for at least 1 year at any time prior to the time of training
  • Able to provide a NM Department of Revenue and Taxation’s Registration Certificate

In addition to the above criteria, the following will be required for participating companies:  

  • Seeking to increase workforce by at least one employee in the next 2 years.  
  • Willing to send new or incumbent employee(s) to training at scheduled class time or willing to set aside time for online training (when available) during employee’s normal work hours.  
  • Willing to participate in ongoing measurement of program effectiveness including but not limited to:
    • Reporting employee pay rate, before and after the training 
    • Reporting employee position and advancement potential before and after the training 
    • Reporting total company employee numbers 
    • Participating in periodic experience surveys 

Preference may be shown to businesses in the following industries:

  • Renewable & Alternative Energy Product Manufacturing
  • Education
  • Software/Cybersecurity
  • Film/Digital Media
  • Creative Industries
  • Food Products

  • Logistics
  • Healthcare
  • Media Post-Production
  • Retail
  • Technology