The Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA) was created to make companies across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania more competitive locally, nationally and internationally, by updating and improving the skills of their employees to meet specific company needs.
WEDnetPA is an alliance of educational providers across Pennsylvania — including HACC — Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, that acts as a delivery mechanism for workforce training grants. As a WEDnet provider, HACC serves as the point of contact for businesses accessing these training funds. Over 1.3 million Pennsylvania employees at more than 22,000 Pennsylvania businesses have received training through the WEDnetPA program.
Companies report that 99% of employees who receive training see positive outcomes including:
Qualified in-state businesses and out-of-state companies relocating to the economic- friendly business climate of Pennsylvania can access funding for a wide range of training that is described further on the website at www.wednetpa.com
WEDnetPA grant funds are used to cover direct training expenses in the fiscal year. There is a wide range of trainings that are eligible under the grant. Each company can decide what training is needed, when and how the training is delivered to eligible employees. Training providers must fall into one of three categories including:
Starting June 1, 2023, companies can apply for grant funds to supplement their workplace training expenses.
Qualified companies can now receive up to $2000 per employee per fiscal year for job training in various areas that include (but are not limited to):
Apply NOW or get more information on eligibility and program specifics at: www.wednetpa.com
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