The Midlands Workforce Development Board (MWDB) announces the anticipated availability of Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) assistance under provisions of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. The purpose of the IWT Program is to assist employers in training currently employed workers in an effort to keep businesses and workers competitive. Private sector South Carolina Employers located in the counties of Fairfield, Lexington, and Richland faced with changing skill requirements caused by new technology, retooling, new product lines, and new organizational restructuring may be eligible for IWT assistance.
Interested employers must forward their request for IWT assistance to Bonnie Austin, Director, Midlands Workforce Development Board, REFERENCE: IWT PROGRAM, 100 Executive Center Drive, Columbia, SC 29210, by 5 pm May 30th, 2011.
Applications received after this will date will be placed on a contingency list for future consideration as funds become available.