What is Learn and Work?

Learn & Work In Utah is an initiative supported by the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), Talent Ready Utah, and the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) that provides tuition assistance for short-term education and training to Utah residents.

In support of our mission to provide exceptional care to the community and our students, UVU is pleased to offer 5 non-credit programs through UVU Executive Education at no cost to accepted students.  Programs are offered at our Lehi campus with the option to attend virtually via Zoom.

Offering skill enhancement and career advancement opportunity across a range of disciplines, the goal of these programs is to help Utah workers find new or better employment by providing short-term training that leads to specific high-demand jobs. All program details, and access to the application, are provided below, and you can access our FAQ page.

If you are seeking a new opportunity, Learn & Work In Utah through UVU can help you gain the skills you need to create a bright future. We encourage you to apply today!

Contact Information


Application Deadline

SEP 30, 2022

Executive Education

Cybersecurity Intensive Training

The Cybersecurity Intensive Training program introduces students to the foundational principles of cybersecurity and develops the skills necessary to administer computer system security protocols, including planning, implementing, and monitoring security controls for protecting information, computers, networks, as well as responding to computer security breaches and incidents.

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate program is a self-paced online program guided by a UVU faculty facilitator.  In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of cloud computing on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform, preparing you to successfully pass the certified practitioner exam. Topics covered will give you the knowledge you need to properly address basic security needs and compliance requirements. You’ll learn to utilize the Well-Architected Framework for building high-performing, resilient, secure, and efficient infrastructures on the AWS Cloud.  Learn practical applications and solutions for the cloud on the road to becoming an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate.

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Respiratory Therapy Aide

Although the demand for pulmonary specialty care has increased, there has been a decline in the number of qualified Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT's).  This has resulted in a significant, unmet need for the services needed by pulmonary patients.  This program provides students with the training to serve as Respiratory Therapy Aides, performing many critical RRT daily activities, similar to how a CNA completes delegated assignments under an LPN, RNA, or licensed physician. 

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Salesforce.com Administrator Training (Lightning) 

The Salesforce.com Administrator Training (Lightning) program is an online course that provides students the training required to become a certified administrator of Salesforce.com’s customer relationship management (CRM) software.  Student’s will learn how to assess architectural environments and requirements that utilize Salesforce.com's CRM and how to customize the platform to meet the unique needs of any business.

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Project Management Professional Certificate

The Project Management Professional® Certificate program introduces students to the foundational principles of successful project management.  Curriculum will cover concepts and solutions pertinent to project management, such as planning, scheduling, controlling, resource allocation, and performance measurement.  Students completing this program will meet the educational requirements and be prepared to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to apply?

All legal residents of Utah over the age of 18 are eligible.

How do I apply?

You can access the application by going to any program above and selecting the application button.

How are applications processed and accepted?

Applications are now being accepted on a continuous basis.  While priority is given to those who are unemployed, those who are returning to work, and/or those who live in rural, underserved areas, all are encouraged to apply.   Applications will be accepted through September 30, 2022 at 11:59 pm MST, or until the programs are filled.

How will I know if I am accepted?

We will notify you about the status of your application by email and/or text prior to the deadline above.  You will then be asked to confirm your acceptance and we will help you enroll.  Please note that we expect to receive several thousand applications, so we thank you for your patience as processing may take several weeks.  All application information, including eligibility, processing and timelines is available on this site.   If there is any new information, or an update about your application, we will contact you directly.

When do classes start, when are class times, how long do they run, etc.?

Programs will run at various times starting in September 2022.  See each program page for specific dates, times, hours per week and length of course details.

Do I have to be a UVU student to be accepted/enrolled?

No.  If you are accepted into a non-credit program, you do not have to be registered as a UVU student.

What if I start a program, but cannot finish it?

We ask accepted applicants to commit to attend and complete their programs. Once you confirm, and the program starts, we will be unable to replace you with another eligible student.  We do understand that there are extraordinary and/or unexpected circumstances that might come up, however, so we will do our best to help you complete the program.

How can I get more program information?

All program information that is available is on the individual program’s page on this site.  If any new information about programs becomes available, we will post it. Once you are accepted into a program, you will receive more program info and details.  Please note that we expect to receive several thousand applications, and many more calls and emails, so we thank you for your patience as we do our best to respond.

Who do I contact if I have a question I don’t see answered here?

If you still feel you need to contact us, please email us at learnandwork@uvu.edu and we will do our best to respond to you as soon as we can.