Oregon On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program
(1)The purpose of the Oregon On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program is to support the Governor’s Workforce agenda by providing OJT and the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) as solutions relating to employee hiring, training, and retention .
(2)The Office determines the statewide implementation and operation of the OJT Program in Oregon.
(3)The OJT Program in Oregon shall involve at a minimum:
(a)Cost-effective solutions to the issues of employee hiring, training, and retention;
(b)Utilization of public and private resources;
(c)Certification of career readiness skills for participants as defined by the National Career Readiness Certificate;
(d)Employer provided, job-specific training for Oregonians newly hired under this program;
(e)A process to identify appropriate companies and job seekers to participate in the programs;
(f)A process by which monies may be appropriated and allocated to the local workforce investment boards to support projects identified by local workforce investment areas;
(g)Employer reimbursement schedules will follow local policies.
(4)Tracking and reporting to the Office the outcomes of the Oregon On-the-Job Training Program in the local workforce investment area shall include, but are not limited to:
(a)The number of employers participating in the program;
(b)The number of employees completing training;
(c)The number of employees retained after completing training;
(d)Types of jobs filled by occupational codes;
(e)Characteristics of the unemployed being placed into OJTs;
(f)The number of participants that earn National Career Readiness Certificates;
(g)Signed NCRC letters of commitment from OJT employers to “prefer” job candidates that have an NCRC.
Rule 589-007-0800 — Oregon On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program,