Incumbent Worker Training Assistance-Deadline Extended

Incumbent Worker Training Assistance – Deadline Extended

Pursuant to Hurricane Matthew, the deadline to apply for Incumbent Worker Training Assistance (IWT) through the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, under provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, has been extended until October 21st.  The purpose of this IWT Program is to assist employers in training currently employed workers in an effort to keep businesses and workers competitive.  Private Sector South Carolina Employers located in the counties of Williamsburg, Georgetown and Horry in need of training for incumbent workers due to expansion and changing skill requirements caused by new technology, retooling, new product lines, and new organizational restructuring may be eligible for IWT assistance.  Interested employers must forward their request for IWT assistance to Ayla Hemeon, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, REFERENCE:  IWT PROGRAM, 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC  29440, by October 21, 2016.  You may request an IWT Application by email to or visit our website at