Guaranteed Free Training
Information Technology

Do You Qualify?

Allegheny Valley Institute of Technology is an authorized subcontractor able to access and offer Guaranteed Free Training through WEDnetPA, a $21.5 million workforce training grant awarded by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). 

To be eligible for a WEDnetPA grant, employers and their employees must meet the following set of qualifications as required by DCED: 

Employer qualifications:

Employers must verify that employees participating in the training:

          be based in Pennsylvania or maintain a significant presence in the state

          government, education, non-profit entities, and point of sale retail organizations are not eligible

          earn at least 150% of the minimum wage, excluding benefits

          work full-time and are permanently employed

          are information technology workers or have the potential to work in the information technology field within that company

          are verifiable residents of Pennsylvania and are employed in Pennsylvania

Eligible training activities as set forth by DCED will be those that improve the skill level of employees working in applied information technology fields.  Possible topics include: 

          e-Business / e-Commerce

          Network Administration

          Website Design / Development

          Information Security

          Database Development

          Technology Support

          Software Engineering

          Applied Manufacturing Technology

          Computer Programming

            - CAD    - PLC

          Systems Analysis

            - CNC    - CAM

          Management Information Systems


Note:  Word processing, spreadsheet, end-user and presentation graphics software training are not eligible.

 This grant will provide up to $700 reimbursement per qualified employee!

For additional information, please call Allegheny Valley Institute of Technology at 
(800) 272-7693




Conveniently located in Leechburg or Hollidaysburg