OnTheJobTraining Block

Train Your Workforce

EKCEP‚Äôs On-the-job Training (OJT) program provides reimbursements to employers to help compensate for the costs associated with skills upgrade training and the loss of production for newly hired employees. OJT provides hands-on training that is designed with feedback from the participating employer. 

Employers who partner with EKCEP for OJT can receive up to 50 percent wage reimbursement during the training period. Business owners and entrepreneurs who have been in business for five years or less and who agree to receive business coaching and/or technical assistance can receive up to 75 percent reimbursement. 

OJT funds are eligible for businesses operating in the following sectors:

  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • Business Services
  • Energy Production and Transmission
  • Skilled Trades

To view EKCEP's full policies for OJT, click here.

Employers interested in receiving OJT funds must apply online at the link below:

Apply Here