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Employee Training

 Employee Training    

 Renton is home to  Renton Technical College (RTC) which serves a variety of different Industries. Aerospace, Automotive, Business Technology, Construction and Building Technology, Culinary Careers, Education and Human Services, (Allied) Health Careers, Manufacturing and Product Service Technology and Technology. Many of RTC's curriculums are based around the present industry's needs creating a customizable workforce. Make sure to check out the Washington State incentives below to see how you can earn tax credits for employee training! 

 Washington Customized Employment Training Program - B&O Tax Credit   

Available to: 
All Washington employers. 

Qualifying and benefit Activity:

Payments to the Employment Training Finance Account through the Customized Employment Training Program for customized employee training.  Credit equals 50% of payment to Employment Training Finance Account. 

 Centers of Excellence (COE)  

 The Centers focuses on targeted industries that drives the state's economy and is built upon a reputation for fast, flexible, quality education and training programs: Aerospace, Agriculture, Allied Health, Construction Education, Energy, Homeland Security, Information and Computer Technology, International Trade Logistics and Marine Manufacturing and Technology. 

 Centers are guided by industry representatives to lead collaborative and coordinated statewide education and training efforts to build a competitive workforce in a global economy. Centers will: 

  •  Maintain an institutional reputation for innovation and responsive education and training delivery to their targeted industry. 
  •  Act as a broker of information and resources related to their targeted industry for industry representatives, community-based organizations, economic development organizations, community and technical colleges, secondary education institutions, and four-year colleges and universities. 
  •  Translate industry research into best practices. 
  •  Provide system coordination, coaching, and mentoring to assist in building seamless educational and work-related systems. 
  •  Build a competitive workforce for driver industries in Washington State.