GAP Career Training

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges offer GAP Career Training programs which have helped hundreds of people just like you to dramatically improve their lives. The programs are meant to help you overcome obstacles which might be standing in the way of an education and great career.

To qualify, you must be:

  • A resident of Iowa
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Currently unemployed or underemployed
  • Low-skilled and unable to attain gainful employment or meet income eligibility guidelines


Do you Receive Food Assistance?

If you receive food assistance you may easily qualify to participate in PACE and GAP Career Training. In conjunction with PACE and GAP, the SNAP Employment and Training program was developed to help you learn skills for in-demand jobs that pay a higher wage.

Pathway Navigators Help You Find Your Way

GAP programs offer participants support through our Pathway Navigators who help with concerns that may come up while you are in school.

What is Career Training through GAP?

Career Training through GAP empowers you to move toward a better paying job in industries that are in need of qualified employees:

  • Advanced Manufacturing 
  • Healthcare 
  • Computers/Information Technology 
  • Transportation

The GAP program offers a variety of career reskilling continuing education programs that can be completed in less than one year.  Many GAP programs, can transfer as credits to continue your pathway towards a college certificate or degree.

Steps to Success

If you're willing to put in the work needed to find a better career for yourself and your family, GAP will help you every step of the way.  We offer everything you need to move from unemployed or underemployed into a job that pays a livable wage and has room for advancement. 

Let’s Get Started!

Your future is out there, just a few steps away, and your first step toward that future is a solid education. Complete the GAP Career Training application to see if you qualify, or contact:

Jan Dolan
Workforce Training Manager
EICC Urban Campus, Rm E151
101 West Third St., Davenport, IA  52801