Employer Training Assistance

CareerSource Broward offers employers financial assistance through several grant funded training programs for both new hires andexisting employees. You have the flexibility to design the training plan for each employee and receive up to 75% of the wages in reimbursements during the training period. Ask your CareerSource Broward Employer Services Professional how we can lower your costs to train new or existing employees and help you grow your business.

The On-the-Job Training (OJT) program provides an opportunity for your business to get dollars to train new employees in the skills needed to perform their job effectively. It includes financial reimbursement of up to 75% of the OJT employee's wages during the training period (up to three months) for training specific to the employee's needs. For more information, call us at (954) 677-5627, or contact us by email at OJT@careersourcebroward.comFor more information on this program please click here to view our On-the-Job Training program brochure.

Local Incumbent Worker Training is for EXISTING EMPLOYEES - The goal of this locally funded program is to upgrade the skills of your existing employees for the purpose of assisting  your company in remaining competitive, focusing on continuous improvement, layoff aversion or advancing wages and positions, and to assist employees in retaining jobs that provide self-sufficient employment. We recommend meeting with a CareerSource Broward Employer Services Representative to review the entire application process. For more information please call Bonni Smith at (954) 967-1010 ext. 232, or email bsmith@careersourcebroward.com.

Customized Training is for NEW EMPLOYEES - Allows established or newly created companies to select prospective employees, train them and only hire those who successfully complete the training while CareerSource Broward pays up to 90% of the cost of training. The Customized Training program can help you grow your bottom line by allowing you to select the most effective trainer, defraying the cost of training and turning out workers just for your company. It targets unemployed workers and is designed to meet the specific training needs of employers. Customized training is short-term, employer specific training.

Employers participating in this program are able to:

  • Determine the wage
  • Determine the number of employees to be trained
  • Determine the length of training (up to 6 months)
  • Determine which occupational skills should be targeted for training
  • Hire those who successfully complete the training

Employers can select training providers from community colleges, vocational/technical centers, universities, licensed and certified private institutions, consultants or even their own internal experts. For more information on this program please click here to view our Customized Worker Training brochure. Ready to take your first step? Our Employer Services professionals can assist you in creating a customized training plan tailored to your organizations' needs. Contact Bonni Smith today and see how we can help you reach your business goals: (954) 967-1010 ext. 232 or bsmith@careersourcebroward.com.

FloridaFlex, formerly known as Quick Response Training (QRT) - This program provides grant funding for customized training for new or expanding businesses. CareerSource Florida, Inc. administers the program. Click 
here for additional details about this program. Several Broward County companies take advantage of these innovative workforce programs. For more information regarding FloridaFlex, contact Jack Bennings at at jbennings@careersourcebroward.com.