TWC Expands Skill Enhancements to UI Claimants


TWC Expands Skill Enhancements to UI Claimants

New virtual skills enhancement opportunities are coming from the Texas Workforce Commission for individuals receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits.

According to TWC, Texas has a historic number of UI beneficiaries as a result of COVID-19. The result is an increase in need for a range of services to support Texas businesses and workers. This includes the need to enhance the skills of unemployed Texans to prepare to reconnect to the Texas workforce opportunities.

Two Massive Open Online Course providers will implement the commission’s action at the state level. This will provide skills enhancement opportunities to hundreds of thousands of unemployed workers in Texas.

Those receiving unemployment insurance currently and registered in may express interest in the courses by emailing their name, phone number and email address to