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Customized Training - Workforce Development

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Background

WDP is a competitive grant program funded by the NJ Department of Labor for workforce training.The Center for Training and Development will help you assess your needs, write and submit the grant, and then manage the grant for you. Examples:

Customized Training:
  • Manufacturing
  • Technical
  • Communications
  • Management/Supervisory
  • Computer
  • ISO 9000/2000
  • Project Management
  • Team Building
Workplace Literacy:
  • English as a Second Language
  • Math on the Job
  • Computer Literacy
  • Communications
  • Team Membership

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Benefit to Companies

  • Retain a competitive edge
  • Create and/or retain skilled jobs
  • Target company's specific needs through customized training
  • Improve employee communications
  • Streamline production
  • Reduce waste
  • Support change initiatives
  • Improve systems/operations
  • State-funded training provider
  • Training at your worksite or at MCCC during company hours

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Program Conditions

  • Department of Labor pays for instruction and books (60% of grant)
  • Company-matching (in-kind) costs = wages of workers while in training (40% of grant)
  • Company pays trainees normally while they are in class
  • Company insures that appropriate workers are assigned and attend classes
  • All training must be completed within one (1) year after the grant is signed
  • If the company leaves NJ within three (3) years after the grant, it must refund the grant money

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For More Information

Please contact Elaine Weinberg or Lorna Burt.

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