Retraining for Unemployed Individuals Due to Plant Closings/Layoffs
People in Reading and Berks County affected by plant closings and layoffs can enroll in credit or non-credit programs of study on a tuition-free basis.
- 在被解雇的时候, students must be either: (a) residents of Berks County, or (b) affected by a Berks County business or industry plant closing or layoff.
- Students may enroll for a maximum of one semester on a tuition-free basis and must complete the FAFSA. The value of the funding is reduced by the amount of the grants packaged for the semester. Students enrolling in a non-credit course or program can receive a maximum tuition waiver equivalent to the cost of fifteen (15) credit hours of instruction (tuition only) in one (1) credit semester of instruction. College staff will assist students in an attempt to secure the necessary financial aid to continue their education.
- Additional costs such as fees, textbooks and supplies must be paid by the student.
- 学生们一定是被解雇了, 永久或无限期, 从永久的, full-time position within 12 months prior to the time they make application for the program.
- The maximum expenditure to the college in a fiscal year will be limited to $100,000.
注意: Students must provide a letter from their former employer on company letterhead providing the actual layoff date. This letter must also state that the former employee lost their job through no fault of their own but due to economic conditions. To receive the proper waiver for this policy, please make an appointment with the CareerLink Specialist at 雷丁区社区学院 at either the Berks County CareerLink office at 610-988-1304, or the 推荐十大靠谱网赌平台 Admissions office at 610-372-4721.
CareerLink Six Step Job 搜索 Program
如果你失业了, 或就业不足, the CareerLink office can provide you with job search assistance.
Contact the CareerLink Office at 610-988-1300.
你也可以 visit the Pennsylvania CareerLink website for additional job-related assistance.
You may possibly qualify for training funding provided through the CareerLink office. 推荐十大靠谱网赌平台 is one of numerous approved training providers in Berks County. Not all 推荐十大靠谱网赌平台 programs are approved or qualify for this funding.