Department of Community Colleges and
Workforce Development Chapter 589
Caption: Oregon On-The-Job Training
Order No.: DCCWD 2-2011(Temp)
Filed with Sec. of
Certified to be
Effective: 7-29-11 thru 1-25-12
Rules Adopted: 589-007-0800
Subject: Senate Bill 5508 (Section 31) , passed in the 2011
legislative session, directs the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce
Development to fund and implement the Oregon On-The-Job training Program and to
further fund the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Program These
programs support the governor’s workforce agenda by providing solutions to
workplace employee training, retention and advancement for Oregonians.
Rules Coordinator: Linda Hutchins—(503) 947-2456
Oregon On-the-Job Training (OJT)
(1) The purpose of the Oregon On-the-Job Training (OJT)
Program is to support the Governor’s Workforce agenda by providing OJT and the
National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) as solutions relating to employee
hiring, training, and retention as defined by SB 5508.
(2) The Department of Community Colleges and Workforce
Development (CCWD) determines the statewide implementation and operation of the
OJT Program in Oregon.
(3) The OJT Program in Oregon shall involve at a
(a) Cost-effective solutions to the issues of employee
hiring, training, and retention;
(b) Utilization of public and private resources;
(c) Certification of career readiness skills for
participants as defined by the National Career Readiness Certificate;
(d) Employer provided job-specific training for
Oregonians newly hired under this program;
(e) A process to identify appropriate companies and job
seekers to participate in the programs;
(f) A process by which monies may be appropriated and
allocated to the local
(g) Workforce investment boards to support projects
identified by local workforce investment;
(h) A requirement that businesses participating in a
project provide private sector funding equal to the amount of state funding
provided for the project.
(4) Tracking and reporting to CCWD the outcomes of the
Oregon On-the-Job Training Program in the local workforce investment area shall
include, but are not limited to the:
(a) Number of businesses hiring program participants;
(b) Number of National Career Readiness Certificates
earned by participants;
(c) Number of employees completing training;
(d) Number of employees retained after completing
(e) Value of the private sector funding provided.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 183, 660.300 -
Hist.: DCCWD 2-2011(Temp), f.
& cert. ef. 7-29-11 thru 1-25-12
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