GENERAL RESOURCES AND LINKS
Workforce Development Partners:
Develop sector and career pathway strategies utilizing apprenticeships
Recruit and screen candidates to be apprentices
Provide pre-apprenticeship and basic skills preparation Provide supportive services (such as tools, uniforms, equipment,or books)
Contribute funding for on-the-job training or related instruction
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Office of Apprenticeship
Incumbent Worker Training Grant
- Companies can be reimbursed for employee training that’s focused on industry or business-specific skills.
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program
- Employers can earn a federal tax credit between $1200 and $9600 per employee.
Related Training Instruction (RTI)is one component of the apprenticeship process RTI refers to the classroom and/or lab learning experiences of apprentices. Hours spent in the classroom are designed to complement the On-the-Job Training (OJT) component of apprenticeships and enhance the learning experience. An apprentice can train at a training center, college, etc. Courses can be in person, online or hybrid. FBHA/FADAA has an extensive training library that may be utilized with the apprenticeship. It is available at https://www.fadaa.org/page/Training_Library and https://www.floridalearner.org/.
An essential part of successful employment is the soft skills component. The Florida Ready to Work program (https://www.floridareadytowork.com/) has a free soft skills training program which can be utilized by employers as part of their apprenticeship program or as a pre-or post-employment tool.