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Integration of Trade Services for Dislocated Workers: A Comprehensive Guide

D-400.2: • The training provider sends Workforce Center staff the training


program outline.


(continued) • Workforce Center staff enters the referral into TWIST in the

TAA Program Detail.


Types of


Remedial Training consists of:

• ESL;

• ABE; and

• GED.

Remedial training is appropriate if required for the participant to be

job ready in the selected occupation.

Short-term Prevocational Skills Training prepares individuals

for suitable employment or appropriate training referrals. It is

generally less than six months in duration and must be tied to

specific targeted or demand occupational training. Example: A

short-term computer literacy class may apply to various


Vocational or Occupational Skills Training is for skilled workers

such as plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, air conditioning

and heating repair persons, bookkeepers, and office assistants. Use

your Board’s list of targeted or demand occupations in helping the

skilled worker.

Dual-Language Training (Integrated Vocational Skills Training

or Contextual Learning) provides necessary vocational skills and

remedial education together in a single integrated curriculum (also

called contextual learning or integrated vocational skills training).

This training blends ESL and other training with vocational skills

training appropriate for LEP individuals (see Part C-400.2.5).

OJT is conducted by an employer and results in full-time

employment on completion of training. This type of training

provides knowledge and skills essential for job performance. The

duration of the training is based on the time required for the

individual to become proficient in the occupation. Under OJT, the

Board may reimburse employers a percentage of the trainee’s wage

rate based on the Board’s sliding fee scale.

Part D: Post-Trade Certification May 2006 Page D-17

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