Workforce Training Incentives

 

Incumbent Worker Training Program


Provides employers with funds to train currently employed workers in an effort to keep their businesses and workers competitive.

  

 

Quick Response Training Program


Provides grants to businesses creating new, high-skills/high-wage jobs that require customized entry-level training.

 

 

 

Employ Florida Marketplace


Online portal to virtual job matching services and other workforce resources.

 

 

 

One-Stop Career Centers


The Agency for Workforce Innovation operates one-stop centers across the state that brings together workforce training and employment services to businesses.

 

 

 

On-the-Job Training


OJT teaches primary and secondary skills required by a job and essential to the full and adequate performance of the job while working at the employer's worksite. Under this program, the employer is usually reimbursed a portion of the wages paid to the trainee for the extraordinary costs associated with training a new employee who did not originally meet skill expectations.

 

 

 

Recruitment Assistance and Job Fairs


Simplifying the time-consuming and costly employee recruitment process, this program locates and screens qualified applicants, conducts skill assessments specified by the employer and may even provide facilities for interviewing. For sizable recruitments, a job fair may be coordinated.