A TAA participant may be able to access up to 2-3 years of fully funded short- or long-term vocational training if the worker and training program meet certain basic eligibility requirements.
WorkSource counselors work closely with TAA participants to make a viable training plan. Extended weekly income support may be available while enrolled in training.
- Classroom Training – includes traditional classroom settings or via distance learning from a college or vocational school.
- On-the-Job Training (OJT) – training provided by an employer to an individual who is employed by the employer.
- Customized Training – training designed to meet the specialized requirements of an employer or group of employers. The training is conducted with a commitment by the employer or group of employers to hire the individual upon successful completion of the training. The employer pays at least 50 percent of the cost of training.
**Depending on the petition number, the following may be available via TAA:
- Remedial Classes – basic skill building which enables success in the above vocational training programs, i.e. English as a Second Language (ESL)
- Prerequisite Classes – required classes for acceptance in a specific training program.
Tuition, books, tools and fees
Subsistence allowance if the training requires an individual to live remotely
Transportation allowance if the training requires travel outside of the local commuting area