POLICY TITLE: Workforce Partnerships Adult Skills Training (AST) Program Enrollment Eligibility
POLICY NUMBER: 6.6.1
EFFECTIVE: April 2013
The Adult Skills Training Program (AST) is a federally-funded program that enables qualified participants to receive skill training, related academics, and job seeking skills for a nominal fee. This grant program is funded by the RI Department of Education (RIDE) under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
To be eligible for AST-funded program a student must:
Only those individuals willing and able to seek and accept full-time employment upon program completion or those seeking to upgrade current job skills may apply.
This applies to students registering for an approved program under the AST Program.
The Workforce Partnerships at the Community College of Rhode Island is the institution’s office responsible for coordinating the AST Program.
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