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NJ Department of Labor (DOL)
Workforce Development Training Grants

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We have been awarded over $1.8 million for grant funded training in the Retail, Healthcare, Transportation, Logistics, Distribution and Manufacturing industries! Please contact us now for information on eligibility requirements and to find out how your organization can participate.

Free Online Course for Healthcare Providers: Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD) Using Pulse Oximetry

All nurses who work with pregnant women, new moms and newborns are encouraged to complete this free online course. Click here for more information.

Recent Events

July 16, 2015: 3rd Annual Grant-Funded Training Showcase

Over 100 participants enjoyed mini versions of our courses firsthand, met with OCPE staff and instructors, and scheduled training dates for their companies. DID YOU MISS IT? Contact Felicia Conte to find out what you missed and to be added to our RSVP list for next year’s training showcase: 848-932-7649 or conte@njaes.rutgers.edu.

The DOL sponsors programs that assist companies in accessing grant funds with employee training opportunities. Skills4Jersey training grant funds are available to New Jersey employers to upgrade the skills of their current employees and/or train new employees, for purposes of retaining highly skilled and high wage jobs in New Jersey. This funding also provides employers with a more valuable and productive staff.

Once your grant application is approved, your company can access training in over 200 course titles serving a variety of job titles from clerical and customer service to food service, health care and financial management.

How We Can Help You

The Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE) will:

  • Help you determine your eligibility
  • Guide you through the DOL's application process
  • Develop a convenient training schedule for your staff
  • Provide instructional resources
  • Bring trainings to your facility
  • Create customized courses & certificate programs as needed

Contact Us today to learn more!

In the News

The Rutgers OCPE Workforce Development unit was recently featured in an NJBIZ article! Read the article here.

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today to see how we can help your organization!


JoAnn Ferrara, Raritan Bay Medical Center
"It was a high quality education and having it grant funded made it very easy for the organization to really embrace it and run with the program."

- JoAnn Ferrara
Director of Medical Records, Raritan Bay Medical Center

Julie Feibush, Saint Peter's Healthcare System"In many cases, staff has acquired skills that have or will allow them to advance in the workforce. From the point of view of patient service, quality, cultural competency and customer service, the grant has been very useful to us."
- Julie Feibush
Grants Coordinator,
Saint Peter's Healthcare System

View full testimonials from grant recipients.


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