Approval of programs by director
(1)Individuals who are identified as dislocated workers under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and implementing regulations, and who attend training programs identified under the Act shall be considered to be in approved career and technical training. The training shall be for occupations or skills for which there are or are expected to be reasonable employment opportunities in the area or in another area to which the individual is willing to relocate or which relate to the development of a self-employment enterprise for which there is reasonable opportunity for success.
(2)In approving career and technical training for eligible dislocated workers who do not attend training programs identified in subsection (1) of this section, the Director of the Employment Department shall require:
(a)That the career and technical training relates to an occupation or skill for which there are, or are expected to be, reasonable employment opportunities in this state or relates to the development of a self-employment enterprise for which there is a reasonable opportunity for success.
(b)That the individual has the qualifications and aptitudes to successfully complete such career and technical training. [1969 c.156 §7; 1971 c.82 §4; 1983 c.9 §1; 1991 c.685 §7; 2001 c.684 §30; 2009 c.94 §26; 2017 c.185 §15; 2017 c.297 §33]
Section 657.345 — Approval of programs by director,