Meeting employer needs for skilled workers, is Eastern Idaho Technical College's Workforce Training Program goal of helping to create and sustain economic development and prosperity in the region. Understanding that a well-trained workforce is critical if eastern Idaho is to remain competitive in today's economy, the Workforce Training Program can work with your company to develop cost-effective, high quality training with results that you can measure.
As your customized training partner, EITC can help your business to:
- Improve & Develop Technical Skills
- Improve Profitability
- Build Effective Leadership & Interpersonal Skills
- Access Affordable Onsite & Offsite Training
All of our programs are conducted in a professional environment. Workforce Training Program representatives will work with your business to help develop training that meets your specific training objectives. For over 30 years, the Workforce Training Program has assisted in the design and delivery of customized training programs for businesses and organizations such as the City of Idaho Falls, Idaho National Laboratory, Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, and technical call centers.
EITC works closely with regional economic development organizations such as the Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce, Grow Idaho Falls, The Development Company, and the Regional Development Alliance. Workforce Training representatives will also assist your business in accessing Idaho's Workforce Development Training Fund (WDTF).
If your company is considering locating or expanding in Idaho, the Workforce Development Training Fund (WDTF) can help. Through the WDTF, your company may be able to receive funds to train new employees or upgrade the skills of current workers who are at risk of being permanently laid off. The WDTF is designed to help companies of all sizes become more competitive. For more information please see the Idaho Workforce Development Training Program Brochure.
The WDTF has two primary objectives:
First, it provides funding to companies to help them train new employees so that the companies can take full advantage of specific economic opportunities and expansion initiatives in the marketplace.
Second, it allows for skills upgrade training of current workers who are at risk of being permanently laid off.
EITC is a willing partner available to provide customized training suited to the specific needs of the company. For more information, contact Ken Erickson, Workforce/Community Education Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org phone: (208) 524-3000 ext. 3381.