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Training Eligibility

Customers interested in training services will be scheduled for an orientation/information session. Please see Getting Started for additional information.  Customers eligible for training opportunities will complete an employment first evaluation/assessment (including CASAS basic skills testing), and research career options, training programs with their case manager through online tools such as, NJ Career Connections, NJ Career Assistance Navigator(NJCAN), One-Stop Careers.  The training opportunities include:

  • ​Individual Training Account Grants (ITA) - Individuals may be eligible to receive an ITA grant to attend a training program. The school must be approved by the NJ Department of Labor (NJDOL), the occupation is in-demand and the school has an ITA contract with Ocean County PIC, Inc. NJ Training Explorer is home to New Jersey's approved training providers. The NJ Training explorer site is a comprehensive listing of all schools and organizations offering occupational education and job training programs. You will research, sort, and compare schools and training providers based on information such as the location, length of training, cost, and any special services that may be offered. Our case managers will work closely with you to make an informed decision.

  • On-the-Job Training Grants (OJT) - Eligible individuals may receive an OJT grant. The Business Services team work with prospective employees to match them with open positions in local firms.  OC PIC then reimburses employers for some of the costs associated with training the new employee. 


For more information on training opportunities, please see Getting Started.


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Ocean County PIC, Inc

Located at the Ocean County Career Center

1959 Route 9, Toms River, New Jersey 08755  

Phone: 732-240-5995    Fax: 732-349-5627    Email:  

OFFICE OPEN: Monday - Friday    8:30am to 4pm

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