The Incumbent Worker Training Program is a partnership between the Louisiana Department of Labor, business and industry, and training providers. The IWTP is designed to benefit business and industry by assisting in the skill development of existing employees and thereby increasing employee productivity and the growth of the company. Their improvements are expected to result in the creation of new jobs, the retention of jobs that otherwise may have been eliminated, and an increase in wages for trained workers. The program is funded by a social charge assessed on employers that is paid along with Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax contributions.
The IWTP Small Business Employee Training Program (SBET) is designed to benefit business and industry by assisting in the skill development of existing employees through individual, standardized (off-the shelf) training. Employers are reimbursed for tuition and required textbooks and manuals once the training has been completed and proper documentation has been submitted to the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC).
AUTHORIZED GRANT PROVIDER
Coastal Safety is a provider to write IWTP and SBET grants. To find out more information please contact Coastal Safety at 985-262-4636.
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