Job Training Programs

Iowa Industrial New Jobs Training Program (260E)

Assist businesses, which are creating new positions, with new employee training. Eligible businesses may be new to Iowa, expanding their Iowa workforce, or relocating to the state. Employees qualifying for training services must be in newly created positions and pay Iowa withholding tax. A business must be engaged in interstate or intrastate commerce for the purpose of manufacturing, processing, assembling products, warehousing, wholesaling, or conducting research and development. A business, which provides services, must have customers outside of Iowa. A business cannot have closed or substantially reduced its employment base at any of its other business sites in Iowa in order to relocate substantially the same operation to another area of the state. The employees who will receive training must occupy job positions which did not exist during the 6 months prior to the date that the business and community college agree to pursue a training project.

The 260E Program is administered and operated by Iowa's 15 Community Colleges. Each community college works with eligible businesses to assess training needs, determine funds availability and provide training. Contact your local Community College if you would like more information regarding the Iowa New Jobs Training Program (260E) or contact The Alliance.


Iowa Jobs Training Program (260F)

The Iowa Jobs Training Program (260F) provides job training services to current employees of eligible businesses that are located in Iowa. Job training services are defined, as any training needed to enhance the performance of a business' employees. A business must be engaged in interstate or intrastate commerce for the purpose of manufacturing, processing, assembling products, warehousing, wholesaling, or conducting research and development. A business, which provides services, must have customers outside of Iowa. Within the 36 month period prior to the date of applying for program services, a business cannot have closed or reduced its employment base by more than 20 percent at any of its other business sites in Iowa in order to relocated substantially the same operation to another are of the state. Employees who will receive training must be currently employed by the business and the business must pay Iowa withholding tax for them.

The 260F Program is administered by the Iowa Department of Economic Development and services are provided by Iowa's 15 Community Colleges. Each community college works with eligible businesses to assess training needs, determine funds availability and provide training. Contact your local Community College if you would like more information regarding the Iowa Jobs Training Program (260F). The 260E Program is administered and operated by Iowa's 15 Community Colleges. Each community college works with eligible businesses to assess training needs, determine funds availability and provide training. Contact your local Community College if you would like more information regarding the Iowa New Jobs Training Program (260E) or contact The Alliance.
 

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