VRAP offers up to 12 months of training assistance to unemployed Veterans. The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and the Department of Labor (DOL) are working together to roll out this new program on July 1, 2012.
The VRAP offers 12 months of training assistance to Veterans who:
The program is limited to 45,000 participants from July 1, 2012, through September 30, 2012, and 54,000 participants from October 1, 2012, through March 31, 2014. Participants may receive up to 12 months of assistance equal to the monthly full-time payment rate under the Montgomery GI Bill–Active Duty program (currently $1,473 per month). DOL will offer employment assistance to every Veteran who participates upon completion of the program.
Participants must be enrolled in a VA approved program of education offered by a community college or technical school. The program must lead to an Associate Degree, Non-College Degree, or a Certificate, and train the Veteran for a high demand occupation.
Please note: THESE ARE NOT JOB FAIRS.
These workshops are for military members (and their spouses) who have retired or separated from the military within the past year. Other veterans may attend if space is available. The workshop agenda includes: military to civilian transition, veteran benefits, résumé writing, applying for state and federal jobs, and interviewing exercises. For more information, contact Ron Ross, TAP Coordinator, at (248) 276-5991 or email: email@example.com.
TAP workshops will be held at the following locations:
New locations coming soon!
Find out if a schoolis covered by the GI Bill.
They can offer a terrific opportunity to get your foot in the door.
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