WEDnetPA Job Training Program

  • WEDnetPA LogoThe WEDnetPA Job Training Program provides reimbursement to qualified companies for training employees in a wide range of essential and high-tech topics. IUP is a participating WEDnetPA partner. 

    About the Program 

    What Types of Skills Training are Covered Under WEDnetPA?

    WEDnetPA is designed to help employers with the training of their employees. The two types of eligible training grants are Essential Skills (formerly Basic Skills) training and Advanced Technology (formerly Information Technology) training.  

  • Essential Skills (ES) Training 

    Essential Skills

    Manufacturers and technology businesses are eligible for Essential Skills training grants up to $450 per eligible employee.

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    Advanced Technology (AT) Training 

    Advanced Technology

    Manufacturers and others are eligible for Advanced Technology Skills training grants, including computer programming, network administration, and advanced machine operations training up to $850 per eligible employee.

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    What Are the Eligibility Requirements?

    Eligibility Requirements

    Eligibility must be met on three levels: company (employer), employee, and training.

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    How Do I Apply for a Grant and Get Reimbursed?


    Learn how to apply for a grant and how to submit your invoice for reimbursement.

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  • Types of Instructional Training

    Employers can seek out the training best-suited for their needs.

    Training can be provided via:

    • Any third-party training provider
    • The company’s own in-house staff
    • Online

    Online training offers you more training options.

    Employees can train at their convenience—at work, at home, or on the road.

  • Important Dates for 2016–17 WEDnetPA Applications and Contracts:

    Your training must start and end within the 2016-17 fiscal year, which is from July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017. All training invoices, contracts, and agreements must be dated within the fiscal year to be reimbursed.

    Download and print the 2016–17 Company Guidelines.

    For more information on the WEDnetPA Job Training Program, please contact Kristen O’Hara, IUP WEDnetPA Partner, at, or visit the WEDnetPA statewide website.