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Training Progams

For Job Seekers

Services for Alaskans seeking to improve their skills for better career opportunities through a variety of training and support resources.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

WIOA programs offer grant funding for eligible and suitable job seekers to gain skills in a high growth job market for successful career pathways.

Trade Assistance Act (TAA)

The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program provides benefits and support including suitable training to eligible workers who become unemployed or are threatened with job loss due to the impact of international trade.

Vocational Rehabilitation

The Division of Rehabilitation (DVR) offers grant funding targeted toward Alaskans experiencing disabilities and impediments to employment through a variety of training and support resources.


Apprenticeships offer structured on the job learning and related technical instruction as an employee. Earn while you learn.

On-the-Job Training (OJT)

OJT is a federally funded program that provides employers financial assistance for training new employees in the skills they need to perform their job effectively.

Adult Education/GED

Alaska Adult Education (AAE) programs provide adult learners the skills needed to prepare them for employment, vocational training or postsecondary education.

Senior Community Service Employment Program

Mature Alaskans Seeking Skills Training (MASST) is a community service and work-based job training program for older Alaskans. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors


Alaska Department of Labor offers a priority of service and benefits to veterans, and eligible spouses or caregivers, seeking employment, apprenticeship opportunities and on-the-job training programs that pay you while you prepare for a sustainable career.

For Employers

Services for employers seeking to train existing staff through On the Job Training, Registered Apprenticeship, Customized Training, or other methods.


Apprenticeship programs are structured on the Job Learning and Related Technical Instruction based upon Standards of Apprenticeship for your business needs

Incumbent Worker Training

The Incumbent Worker Training program offers reimbursable grant funds for training identified by the employer to help increase competitiveness of the business, retain or advance employees.

On-the-Job Training (OJT)

OJT provides partial reimbursement of employee wages while the employer provides the training needed for new staff that are otherwise lacking the skills to carry out the job.

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)

TAA program provides partial wage reimbursement to employers who provide on-the-job training to eligible TAA workers.