For Job Seekers: Skills & Training Assistance
Classroom and on-the-job training (OJT) opportunities enable eligible job seekers to acquire the skills required for today’s high-demand occupations.
A transitional job is a temporary employment opportunity for job seekers who are re-entering the workforce or overcoming barriers that have been making it difficult to obtain and retain employment. A transitional job is a great way to build work place skills and establish a work history.
On-the-Job Training (OJT)
OJT enables a new employee to “earn while they learn.” The employer hires the job candidate and provides them with training on the job for the first few weeks or months of employment. Job Training for Beaver County, Inc. reimburses the employer 50% of the trainee’s wages during this training period.
Many jobs require job candidates to possess technical skills that can only be acquired by completing an educational or training program offered by a vocational school, trade school, career and technology center, community college, or four-year college or university. Job Training for Beaver County, Inc. can provide eligible job seekers with grant funding to cover all or part of an eligible training program.
A registered apprenticeship is an employment opportunity that provides on-the-job and classroom learning as well as mentorship and industry-recognized credentials to enable an employee to train for an occupation. Job Training for Beaver County, Inc.’s workforce development professionals can help connect job seekers with local registered apprenticeship opportunities.