CareerSource Pasco Hernando is seeking responses from employers, entities that carry out programs under the National Apprenticeship Act registered apprenticeship programs, and public institutions of higher learning located within Pasco and Hernando County Florida, for the provision of skills upgrade training for currently employed individuals. The Employed Worker Training program is designed to assist employees in developing higher skills and receiving increased wages along with promoting business retention for existing Pasco, Hernando County businesses.
Training Program Benefits:
- Up to 50% of your direct training costs are reimbursed by Pasco Hernando Workforce Board
- You have the flexibility to choose your own trainer and curriculum (or training course)
- Improved company efficiency
- Increased employee retention
- Heightened employee morale
Employed Worker Training grant funds are limited and are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
RESPONSES ACCEPTED July 1, 2020 to December 15, 2020
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Request for proposal is to elicit responses from qualified employers, entities that carry out programs under the National Apprenticeship Act, and/or public institutions of higher learning located within Pasco and Hernando Counties Florida, for the provision of training for their existing workforce in alignment with our organization’s workforce initiatives.
The program design is to assist existing employees in developing higher technical skills and receiving increased wages. This program intent is not for onboarding or new hire training. This program design is also to improve workforce availability and skills to support the identified targeted sectors and targeted occupations/HSHW jobs within Pasco and Hernando Counties. This strategy serves to promote business retention and contribute to the overall economic growth within the region.
Funding will be limited to an amount not to exceed $50,000 per qualified organization. However, should funding permit, proposals that exceed $50,000 maybe considered based on the cost per trainee and training proposed, up to $100,000. Training must lead to a certification as defined by USDOL. Training in “soft skills” will not be considered for funding unless: There is an increase in the employees’ pay after training and the training is one of a combination of multiple trainings that include technical skills training.
Business Services Representative