Worker Retraining

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Overview 

The Worker Retraining program at LWTech provides funding for eligible dislocated and unemployed workers in training or retraining that will assist them in regaining employment. 

Students in Worker Retraining may receive:

  • Tuition assistance (spring quarter awards are dependent on funding availability)
  • Funding for books and supplies 
  • Career and educational advising and planning
  • Priority registration
  • Assistance completing the CAT/TB application

Eligibility

You could be able to participate in the Worker Retraining program at LWTech if you are:

  • A laid-off worker who is collecting, or has exhausted, unemployment insurance (UI) benefits in the past 48 months
  • A person vulnerable to lay off, who needs training to stay employed, and hasn't earned a certificate or degree
  • A person who is unemployed or under employed, primarily supported by another household member, and that support is no longer available
  • Previously self-employed and closed his or her business due to economic conditions
  • A military veteran who was discharged in the past 48 months (qualifies for book assistance)
  • Active duty military with separation orders (qualifies for book assistance)

And you: 

  • Are enrolled in a professional/technical certification, Associate of Applied Science (AAS), or Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program
  • Are not enrolled in a DTA program

How to Apply

 Additional Information and Resources

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