This desk reference provides an overview of the different types of Work-Based Learning opportunities available with the Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth programs under WIOA. Information provided includes general descriptions of each type of Work-Based Learning as well as the target populations for each.

If you are looking for resources, technical assistance tools, and best practices for utilizing work-based learning solutions with the Adult and Dislocated Worker programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) this is the page for you.

Topics include Registered Apprenticeship, On-the-Job Training, Customized Training, Incumbent Worker Training, Transitional Jobs, Work Experiences, and more!

Key Resources:

  • TEGL 19-16: This guidance letter provides programmatic guidance for the WIOA title I Adult, title I Dislocated Worker, and title III Wagner Peyser Act Employment Service programs. 
  • Work-Based Learning Desk Reference:  This desk reference provides an overview of the different types of Work-Based Learning opportunities available with the Adult and Dislocated Worker programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Information provided includes general descriptions of each type of Work-Based Learning as well as the target populations for each.
  • Apprenticeship: This page provides a collection of resources that are focused on Apprenticeship. 
  • On-the-Job Training (OJT)This page provides a collection of resources that are focused around On-the-Job Training, including toolkits, templates, and programs that intersect with On-the-Job Training.
  • Transitional Job Desk Reference: This desk reference provides information on the requirements for providing Transitional Jobs under WIOA. This includes requirements and limitations on how funding can be used, target populations, and available resources on Transitional Jobs.