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On-the-Job Training (OJT) for Jobseekers

On-the-Job Training (OJT) is a subsidized opportunity designed to assist eligible New Jersey jobseekers obtain training that leads to employment. It has a proven track record of meeting the needs of both jobseeker and employer. Eligible workers are hired by a private or public employer and receive training that provides both the knowledge and skills essential to perform well in a position. If you make satisfactory progress during the training period, you will be retained by the employer as a regular employee.

Jobseekers interested in training should visit their local One-Stop Career Center and meet with an employment counselor. The employment counselor will review the jobseekers' personal circumstances to determine the best program for them.