GateWay Community College, formerly known as the Maricopa Skill Center, is a hands-on training center designed to prepare students with the skills they need to start a career. Their goal is employment for students through hands-on, competency-based training developed by employers. Upon completion of training, students possess all the workplace skills desired by employers. GateWay is an approved site for Veterans to utilize their G.I. Bill benefits. Veteran Affairs certifying officials assist students in applying for their educational benefits.
The Maricopa County Library District offers a wide range of physical and digital materials to assist with training, learning new or improving current skills, as well as computer access for job assistance, research and databases. Library cards are free for Maricopa County Residents and provide access to materials and services.