Vermont Unemployment Job Training
Updated : September 29th, 2020
The Vermont Department of Labor has a full array of services for job seekers.
Workforce Investment Act offers job training opportunities for youth and adults.
The statewide Resource Centers have professional staff ready to help you explore training options. In each center there is a Resource Room where you’ll find educational catalogues, information on the labor market, and technology such as internet access, computers, and fax machines to assist you in your work search.
In some cases, based on eligibility, DOL may be able to pay for your training through state and federally funded programs.
The Vermont Department of Labor administers the Workforce Investment Act to prepare jobseekers for entry into the labor force as well as to offer job training opportunities to individuals who are in need of training in order to upgrade their skills and to find and retain productive employment. The Workforce Investment Act is also designed to assist employers in finding skilled workers to fill their job openings and remain competitive in today’s global economy.
The Vermont Department of Labor’s On-The-Job Training Program (OJT) helps resolve employer workforce needs.
Occupational Skills Training
Occupational Skills training is designed to provide individuals with specific skills training needed to perform a specific job or group of jobs.
Work Experience is for participants who need assistance in becoming accustomed to basic work requirements and self-management skills.