What Is On-The-Job Training?
On-the-Job Training (OJT) is a “hire-first” federally-funded program in which the employer enters into an agreement with Rockland Works Career Center of Rockland County to hire, train, and retain a job seeker upon successful completion of the training program. OJT training can assist employers who are looking to expand their businesses and assist applicants to address their skill gaps.
OJT candidates must be registered first with Rockland Works and qualify for WIOA Funds before commencing employment with the employer providing the OJT.
Benefits Of An OJT
- Investment in the employees and company
- Payment to offset training cost
- Employees receive hands-on training
- Opportunity to train employees your way
- Reduce employee turnover
Who Selects OJT Trainees
- Employers can ask Rockland Works for candidate referrals
- Employers can pre-screen candidates for employment then refer them to Rockland Works for OJT program eligibility screening
Qualifying OJT Applicants
- Eligibility guidelines are based on household income, loss of employment and other WIOA Federal Factors.
- Enrollment in Rockland Works is required for the new hire.
Call For Further Information
Business & Employer Services Coordinator, Rockland Works
Office: (845) 770-2900
Work Cell: (845) 422-6367