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Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College merged on July 1, 2019 to form Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ).

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Workforce at Gloucester

Workforce at Gloucester

Grant Funded Training

Rowan College South Jersey Gloucester is a recommended training provider for the New Jersey Department of Labor and a member of the New Jersey Council of Community Colleges. We can help you access varied grant training funds which are currently available to develop and upgrade the skills of your workers.

NJBIA Workforce Skills Grant: 
This program, launched in 2007, is a partnership between the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), the State's community colleges and the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The NJBIA, with 21,000 member companies statewide, is the country's largest state business advocacy organization. Since inception, over 1,000,000 employees from 10,000 New Jersey businesses and organizations have received training. Any New Jersey company or organization, regardless of size, is eligible for this program at no cost:
 
Employees must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Employees must work either part-time (20 hours per week) or full-time
  • Employees must be paid by employer at their usual hourly rate while in training 
  • Employer must have a valid FEIN number, job title(s) and wage range of participant(s)
  • Public employees and unemployed persons are NOT eligible for this program
The training can be conducted at the College or onsite at a company's location.


Skills Partnership Grant:
Skills Partnership Training Grant funds are available to New Jersey employers to upgrade the skills of their current employees and/or train new employees, for purposes of retaining highly skilled and high wage jobs in New Jersey.
Presently suspended for FY19
 

Opportunity Partnership Grant
Name of Grant Program: Opportunity Partnership Grant (OPG)
Fiscal Year of Grant Program: FY19

Start Date and End Date of Grant Program: Rolling grant process
Purpose for Which Funds will be Used:
The purpose of the Opportunity Partnership Grant (OPG) program is to assist displaced/dislocated workers secure employment by providing middle-skill and high-skill work-based learning training in growth industry sectors recognized and driven by employer's needs. The Opportunity Partnership Grant training program is designed to support the development of high-quality industry-specific work-based learning, pre-apprenticeship training, or vocational training components that contributes to a high-skilled, high-paid workforce

https://nj.gov/labor/programs/grants/18007_fy19opportunitypartnership.html


Pre-Apprenticeship in Career Education (PACE)
Name of Grant Program: Pre-Apprenticeship in Career Education (PACE)
Fiscal Year of Grant Program: FY2019
Start Date and End Date of Grant Program: Rolling
Purpose for Which Funds will be Used:

The purpose of the PACE Program is to prepare individuals to enter and succeed in Registered Apprenticeship programs. These pre-apprenticeship programs have a documented partnership with at least one Registered Apprenticeship program sponsor and together, they expand the participant's career pathway opportunities with industry-based training coupled with classroom instruction. The program will drive economic development through skills and educational attainment and create pathways to better-paying careers and advanced credentials.

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Office of Apprenticeship seeks to encourage the growth of career pathway opportunities for people disconnected from employment, training, and education. Within the workforce development system, pre-apprenticeships serve a critical role for people to acquire career-specific skills, advance work-readiness, and connect them to longer-term career opportunities

https://nj.gov/labor/forms_pdfs/Programs/NGO/FY19/19001pacengofinal01.14.19.pdf

Growing Apprenticeship in Nontraditional Sectors (GAINS) 
Name of Grant Program: Growing Apprenticeship in Nontraditional Sectors (GAINS) 
Fiscal Year of Grant Program: FY2019    
Start Date and End Date of Grant Program: Rolling    
Purpose for Which Funds will be Used:

The purpose of the GAINS program is to promote the expansion and development of United States Department of Labor (USDOL) approved Registered Apprenticeship programs that drive economic development through skills and educational attainment and create pathways to better-paying careers and advanced credentials. While this NGO describes ten (10) sectoral/occupational areas of focus, all occupations that are recognized by US DOL as “apprenticeable" are encouraged to apply.

https://nj.gov/labor/forms_pdfs/Programs/NGO/FY19/18014_GAINSFY19NGOFINAL.pdf


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