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For Your Workforce – NJBIA Basic Skills

Get Grant-Funded Skills Training for Your NJ Employees at No Tuition Cost to Them or Your Company

Inquire_about_TrainingThe NJBIA Basic Skills Workforce Training Program, also known as Employability Skills Training, is granted-funded and available to your employees at no tuition cost to you or them.

Community college instructors customize their course offerings to address the specific needs of your company. Classes can be held at a nearby county college or, if you have at least 15 employees in need of training as a group, at your workplace. (See details below)

Through this program, tens of thousands of employees with thousands of companies have received instruction. Training is now available in:

Tuition-free training for employees in PC skills like Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint is popular with many participating employers.
Tuition-free training for employees in PC skills like Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint is popular with many participating employers.
  • Communications (written, verbal and customer service)
  • English as a Second Language
  • Mathematics & Measurement
  • PC Skills (Microsoft OS, Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Spanish in the Workplace I and II

Training can be delivered in one of two ways:

Dedicated Classes – If your company wants to train groups of at least 15 employees in specific skills sets, the training sessions can be held at your facility.

Open-Enrollment Classes – However, an individual employee or small groups of employees can get training by joining an open-enrollment class at a nearby community college location. See schedule of open-enrollment classes

The Consortium initiated the program in 2007 in partnership with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association. It is open to all New Jersey businesses and organizations in the state. Participating employers must be in compliance with New Jersey tax law. To learn more, call Bob Rosa at 609-393-9000, ext. 111, or contact us.

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