The purpose of the State of Wisconsin Workforce Advancement Training Grant is to promote increased investment in the development of incumbent workers, improve Wisconsin business productivity and competitiveness, and augment the state’s economic base by expanding technical college training services to business and industry. Grants will be awarded to upgrade the skills and productivity of employees of established, for-profit businesses operating in Wisconsin, with the broader objective of supporting regional workforce and economic development efforts. The training can include any combination of academic, occupational and employability topics or courses.
2014-2015 WAT Grant Information
Employers interested in this opportunity should complete and submit the Request for Consideration Online Application. Applications are due no later than Friday, April 4, 2014. Submission of a Request for Consideration does not constitute acceptance or approval for grant funds. The grant application will be based on the training topic areas and include, but are not limited to, the current WAT grant consortium projects. Please feel free to identify any training needs that would benefit your business or organization. For more information, contact a Business & Industry Services Representative.
Potential training topics include:
Critical Core Employee Skills (similar to CCMS, but for ANY industry)
Business Technology & Computer Software Applications
Occupational Safety Training
Current WAT grant opportunities may be available in 2014-2015
CVTC is assessing the continued need for the following training topics within our region:
View WAT grant brochure: WAT grant brochure 2014.pdf
Determine your company's training needs.
Complete the online Request for Consideration by April 4, 2014.
Contact your local Business & Industry Representative with any questions. They are here to help!
NOTE: The online Request for Consideration requires in-depth information and ample time should given to complete. The form is saved automatically and your browser can be closed and re-opened on the same computer to continue your work at any time before you hit the final submit button.