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Integration of Trade Services for Dislocated Workers: A Comprehensive Guide

D-400.1: • Normally, training may not last longer than 104 weeks, but if

Appropriate for remedial training is required, one additional week of training


can be approved for each week of remedial training, up to an


additional 26 weeks of training. Under no circumstances can the

total TAA-approved training time exceed 130 weeks.

• Training must be conducted within the United States.

• The proposed training program must provide all the skills and

requirements upon completion that are needed for the worker to

be job ready. For example, if the occupation for which the

proposed training is preparing the worker requires a license,

then the training program must include obtaining the license.


When making a training referral, Workforce Center staff:


Referral • assists in selecting the training based on the Board’s targeted

and demand occupations, OJT, customized training

opportunities, or where a bona fide job offer exists;

• provides information regarding the wages of such occupations

and their ability to assist the participant in meeting the 80

percent wage replacement goal;

• provides information on all area training providers in the ETPS

that provide training for the selected occupation or are Boardapproved

to provide remedial or other short-term prevocational

skills training; and

• ensures that the selected training meets the guidance on

“reasonable cost” as described in Part D-300.9.

Note: For more information on ETPS and a list of approved

training providers, visit TWC’s Web site at:

To complete the training referral process:

• Workforce Center staff refers the participant to the training


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