The bill creates the Job Skills Training Program Certification
Act. The Department of Labor & Economic Growth would be required to
certify job skills training programs. The department is required to develop
and make available a certification form requiring all of the following
- A description of the nature of the training, instruction, and curricula.
- Career fields or job classifications for which an advanced, specialized,
or industry specific course or training program prepares participants.
- The duration.
- Description of any certification, license, or degree that may be
earned by successful completion.
- Fee or tuition.
- Sponsor’s experience.
The department may require one or more of the following as a condition
- Certification, accreditation, or good standing in an appropriate
- Payment of a certification or renewal fee in an amount not greater
than the department’s costs of conducting the certification procedure.
- Other information, demonstrations, or reports that the department
considers necessary or appropriate.
The department would be permitted to promulgate rules to establish the
procedure, requirements, or standards for certification of job skills
The bill is tie barred to House Bill 6080 and 6081. House Bill 6080 amends
the Single Business Tax Act to provide a 10% credit for job skills training
expenses. House Bill 6081 amends the Income Tax Act of 1967 to provide
for a maximum $250 credit for job skills training expenses of a taxpayer.