Training Referrals for Unemployed
The Occupational Training Institute currently provides high-quality vocational training services for eligible clients referred by:
Through OTI, students are provided career and academic advisement and counseling, one-stop priority registration, accessible staff, industry expertise, and access to the support needed to achieve their goals.
Do you receive unemployment?
Do you receive Unemployment Insurance Benefits and want to attend training as a full time student? Visit our Unemployment Benefits & OTI's Training Programs to find answers to many commonly asked questions.
You'll find answers to many of your questions in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) available on the OTI Training Guide Page. If not, please contact OTI's employment and training advisor at 409.864.8869. The OTI Master List contains certificate programs from Accounting to Biotechnology to Pro Engineer. It is intended to guide prospective students in their choice of training programs.
We welcome your inquiries, and will be pleased to arrange a visit and tour of Foothill or De Anza College. We can also arrange for you to meet with a member of the department responsible for information about the program that you choose.
These agencies offer a variety of employment services to the public. You may wish to contact one in your area to see if assistance is available to you in reaching your goal.
Eligibility is determined at the following organizations:
505 W. Olive Ave. Suite 550
WORK 2 FUTURE
Workforce Santa Cruz County
California Employment Development Department (EDD), Santa Clara County Offices
Disability Insurance 800.480.3287
Occupational Training Institute
Contact: OTI Office
Phone: 408.864. 8869