Welfare Transition Program

​Be Microsoft certified in as little as 3-weeks!

Microsoft Office Certification builds career readiness through proven Microsoft Office skills. Here is your opportunity to earn nationally recognized certifications in an open lab learning environment with small study groups and individual attention.

  • Achieve industry-recognized certifications
  • Learn the computing skills companies are looking for
  • Boost your workforce resume
  • Incentives may be available at the start of training and upon receiving certifications
  • Gain valuable experience and confidence
  • Enhance your higher education prospects
  • Prepare yourself for a successful future
  • Employment opportunities are available upon successful completion of the certification test


Income eligibility requirements apply, such as receiving TANF or unemployment benefits. For more information, visit www.careersourcepinellas.com or contact Melissa Redding at mredding@careersourcepinellas.com, (727) 608-2488. Training is located at 7701 22nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33710.

Click here to download the flyer.

Now that you have finished your online services to include completion of orientation, intake and required forms and acknowledgements, you will need to visit a CareerSource Pinellas location which offers the WT program. Please follow the steps under What’s Next below:

If you have not finished your orientation and required online updates, please sign on to CareerSource Pinellas using the Login link at the top of the page, and follow the intructions on your Customer Portal.

WTP What's Next:

Step 1: Work registration consists of: Completion of orientation and 35 hours per week of Job Smart Workshops.

Step 2: Come into the office which offers the WT program and ask for a Resource Specialist.

CareerSource Pinellas center in St. Petersburg
3420 8th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

CareerSource Pinellas center in South Clearwater
16432 US Highway 19 N.
​Clearwater, Florida 33764

  • They will assign you to attend Job Smart Workshops. You will need to attend 35 hours per week of the Job Smart Workshops.
  • Click here for the CareerSource Pinellas center in St. Petersburg Job Smart workshop schedule
  • If you are enrolled in a Vocational Education program, you will need to submit the enrollment form and education timesheet (see below) for 35 hours completed weekly and signed by an instructor. All of the following information must be included:
    • Name, address, and phone of the training institution
    • Name of training program
    • Begin and end date of the entire training program
    • Days and hours you attend classes
    • Timesheet will need to include instructor’s signature, title, e-mail address or phone number
    • If your school hours are less than the required 35 weekly hours, then ask your CareerSouce Pinellas staff member for a secondary or additional WTP activity.

Step 3: CareerSource Pinellas will advise DCF that you are actively engaged in work registration.

CareerSource Pinellas Activity Forms


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*** If you need assistance at anytime, please visit your local CareerSource Pinellas office.