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Laid Off

Laid off? Get trained. Get paid!


Explore our professional certificates and certifications to get you the greatest value for your time and money. When you're ready to re-enter the workforce, we're ready to help.


Butler is your next move.

Butler is a proud partner of the Get Trained. Get Paid.” campaign, an initiative designed to connect laid off workers to local opportunities like funds for training, connections to local jobs in growing industries, and much more. Those collaborating on this workforce initiative include City of Wichita, Greater Wichita Partnership, Sedgwick County and Workforce Alliance.



Ready to get serious?

Step 1:

Complete our free application for admission. Make an appointment to visit with advisor.


Have questions?

Request more information or speak to an Academic Advisor by emailing or by calling 316.218.6259.


Time and money earn the greatest value at Butler. Our programs meet industry needs and our legacy of quality is more than 90 years old. In partnership with Workforce Alliance, funds may be available to help you prepare to retrain for the workforce. Browse our certificates and professional certification options.


Gain skills for your next job.

Butler has hundreds of training programs to choose from. To help make your next move the best one, the programs listed below are based on industries expected to grow. Depending on where you were laid off from, you could get training paid for, plus help with other expenses. Funding may also be available for other areas of study. Get started today to find out more.

Butler is your next move to get trained, and get paid!


Health Care

Health care at Butler

Butler is as regional leader in healthcare training.

Our powerhouse nursing program is just the tip of the iceberg. From EMT and AEMT to CNA and CMA you'll get training you can rely on to get you the job. If you're fascinated by the Healthcare industry, but want the business side, explore Medical/Physician Coding and earn either a one-year certificate or two-year degree.

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IT & Tech

IT and tech at Butler

Butler's IT program is a National Center of Academic Excellence in cyber defense education as designated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency (NSA). We are the top tech trainer for:

  • Cyber Security
  • Internetworking Management
  • Software Development
  • Web Development

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Manufacturing & Construction

Manufacturing and construction at Butler

When you study welding at Butler, you train under an AWS certified welding instructor and use state-of-the-art welding equipment.

This high-wage, in-demand technical career can get you back to work with an in-demand skill that's not going away any time soon. You'll learn various methods of welding and be ready to perform with the quality that employers demand.

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It all starts with admissions.

Apply for free online. When you’re ready to enroll, follow this link and request permission to be enrolled online. You are encouraged to visit with an advisor who can help you through it all. Call 316-323-6259 (Andover) or 316-322-3163 ( El Dorado)  to speak to an advisor during business hours. The schedule of courses is viewable online currently.

Contact Krysti


Krysti Yuen
Admissions Counselor


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Career Services


Looking for additional employment opportunities or internships?

The Career Services Center can assist in all forms of employment preparation. Résumé building, labor market information, field-of-study guidance are all available by visiting our office or by using Handshake and Career Coach, our web-based services.

Contact Aletra


Aletra Chaney-Profit
Director of Career Services

Email Aletra


Aletra Chane-Profit