The application must be reviewed by the Local Workforce Investment Area (LWIA) to ensure that:
- The application is complete, with all information supplied
- The proposed training is consistent with local economic and workforce priorities
- The primary purpose of layoff aversion is met
- The training is restricted to skill attainment activities or process-improvement training.
- The application clearly describes the training to be delivered, states the training objectives, and describes how the funds will be used to meet the objectives
- Any additional criteria required by the LWIA have been submitted.
The LWIA then scores the applications and submits them to the Division of Workforce Services with a letter of recommendation, for final review and selection. The number of awards approved per round is based on funding availability as determined by the State Workforce Board.
Tennessee Department of Labor/Employers/Training/Grants for Training/Incumbent Worker Training