CT WHISP

Incumbent Worker Training for Advanced Manufacturers

Training Funds To Grow And Advance Your Workforce

CT Workforce and High-Tech Industry Skills Partnership (CT WHISP) Grant

Learn more about available tools to support your business! The WorkPlace is offering funding and other resources to advanced manufacturers in Southwest Connecticut who provide Incumbent Worker Training (IWT). IWT supports current employees in obtaining industry-based skills or credentials that lead to career advancement and income mobility. Training must relate to the manufacturing sector.

Benefits To Employers

  • Receive a reimbursement (up to $2,000) for each eligible employee to offset skills-based training costs
  • Increase competitive edge by upskilling your workforce from entry-level to mid- or high-level positions
  • Process improvement that contributes to business productivity
  • Build and maintain a quality workforce
  • Employee retention and layoff aversion

CT Workforce and High-Tech Industry Skills Partnership (CT-WHISP) Grant is a WorkPlace Opportunity. It is an equal opportunity program and auxiliary aids and services are provided upon request for individuals with disabilities.

This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA). The product was created by the recipient and does not necessarily reflect the official position of DOL/ETA. DOL/ETA makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. This product is copyrighted by the institution that created it.

Contact Us Today!

Alexandra Langston, Workforce Specialist
(203) 610-8139
alangston@workplace.org