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Training Cost Reimbursement for Employers

The Lower Shore Workforce Alliance has a number of training reimbursement programs designed especially for employers.  These programs help with the cost to train new employees, upskill current employees and retrain employees to prevent layoffs. 

On-the-Job Training (OJT) – Wage Reimbursement

On-the-Job Training (OJT) is training conducted by an employer that is provided to a paid participant while engaged in productive work in a job that provides knowledge and skills essential to the full and adequate performance of the job.

Customized Training – Training Cost Reimbursement

Customized Training is designed to meet employers’ specific requirements. The training is provided by an employer (or by a training or educational institution on behalf of an employer) and is conducted with a commitment by the employer to employ an individual upon successful training completion. The skills learned are intended to be transferable across the industry. The employer pays a significant portion of the training cost.

Incumbent Worker – Training Cost Reimbursement

Incumbent Worker Training is training for an employer’s existing employee(s), carried out in conjunction with employers or groups of employers for assisting such workers in obtaining the skills necessary to retain employment or avert layoffs.

Please contact our Business Services department for more information about these valuable training reimbursement programs and instructions on how to apply.