Through the Louisiana Department of Labor, the Incumbent Worker Training Program provides grant funding to eligible companies for customized training. Through this customer driven training, companies are able to effectively upgrade and retain existing full-time employees.
Delgado's Incumbent Worker Training Program was introduced in 1999 when Workforce Development and Education received approximately $1 million in grant funding. Workforce Development and Education, on behalf of Delgado Community College, has received over $31 million in grant funding. Delgado's Incumbent Worker Training initiative has provided customized training for over 51 businesses and industries and has awarded over 71 grants in Louisiana, training over 18,000 employees