CareerSource Pinellas invites all organizations or individuals interested in becoming an approved provider to submit an application.  A site visit will be conducted as part of the approval process. All training providers and relevant courses are subject to approval by the CareerSource Pinellas Board of Directors.

The institutions or individuals approval as a qualified occupational skills training provider will not guarantee that participants will be referred for training. Any and all referrals will be made after reviewing an assessment of the customer’s aptitudes, abilities, geographic location, interests, costs, labor market information and other relevant information.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for inclusion on CareerSource Pinellas approved list, minimum criteria requires that training providers meet the following:

  • Initial Application – Attachment A
  • Program Cost & Performance Data (for each program/location requesting approval) – Attachment A
  • Building Facility Accessibility Checklist – Attachment B
  • Certification Form – Attachment C
  • A copy of current State license/ CIE license – Attachment D
  • A copy of the Florida DOE approved curriculum – Attachment E
  • A copy of the most recent FETPIP Report – Attachment F
  • Current catalog and schedule or website link where information can be found – Attachment G
  • A copy of current liability Insurance – Attachment H
  • A completed W-9 Form – Attachment I
  • A copy of latest audited Financial Statements/Report – Attachment J
  • Please submit the application and attachments either by mail or email to:

April Torregiante
CareerSource Pinellas
13805 58th St.North, Suite 2-140
Clearwater, FL 33760

Questions or comments regarding this application may be directed to April Torregiante at (727) 608-2356 or

All applications will be competitively reviewed and rated by CareerSource Pinellas staff with recommendations presented at regularly scheduled committee meetings. Applications receiving a favorable recommendation will go before the full Board of Directors for final approval. CareerSource Pinellas will notify approved training institutions in writing of their approval or denial for inclusion on our location approved training vendor list. Approval and subsequent addition to our list does not in any way guarantee the use or endorsement of programs. Referrals will be based upon the decision of staff, after reviewing an assessment of the client’s aptitudes, abilities, geographic location, interests, costs, and other relevant information.