Training opportunities are determined by:
- Eligibility for other sources of training funds
- The assessment of your skills
- The likelihood that training will lead to long-term employment
- The total cost of training
Types of Training:
Occupational Skills Training: Available for customers who have been certified, assessed, and have met other requirements of the Workforce Investment Act.
On-the Job Training: Allows an eligible customer to learn skills for a specific occupation through demonstration and practice under actual working conditions. This training will occur while the customer is engaged in productive, full-time work as a hired employee.
Classroom Training: Allows a certified Workforce Investment Act customer to attend short-term classroom training programs for normally a two year period.
Classroom Training under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) offers:
- Diploma Programs (Typically one year)
- Certificate Programs (Typically nine months to one year)
- Associate Degree Programs (Typically two years)
Continuing Education Training under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) offers courses in the following:
- Computer Studies
- Medical Studies
- Truck Driving
- Office Studies
- Industrial Studies and many others…..
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