Well-trained employees are essential to the success of any company. Unfortunately, some businesses consider employee development to be an unnecessary or extravagant expense. But while cutting your training budget can seem like the logical thing to do, stop and think about its long-term implications, as they can far outweigh the immediate costs saved.
The right training program will have a plethora of benefits for a company: it increases employee engagement, retention, and productivity; it decreases the need for supervision, reduces absenteeism, improves customer service, and boost sales. Well-trained employees make fewer mistakes and, because they feel valued and appreciated, training increases their commitment and personal confidence.
It’s all about creating a positive and stimulating work environment. If you plan your training budget wisely, you can minimize staff turnover and maintain productivity. The Question is HOW? The answer is simple: Custom Fit.
What is Custom Fit?
Custom Fit Training is one of Corporate Solutions most flexible, customized training programs that is designed to provide Utah businesses with a well-trained workforce. Utilizing funds provided by the Utah State Legislature, Custom Fit Training is designed to stimulate economic development and facilitate the creation of new jobs in our state.
Custom Fit Training is the perfect solution for entrepreneurial and growing companies that would benefit from partially-subsidized training programs. Our goal is to help organizations grow, train, and retain an efficient and productive employee base. Through our dynamic partnership with custom fit, we are better able to meet that goal as well as keep you within your budgetary needs.
How can Custom Fit help your company?
This unique program offers you, your company, and your employees the benefit of state-of-the-art training and development, customized to meet your specific needs, and does so at a cost that you can afford. How? The Utah State Legislature appropriates funds each year as an investment in Utah’s economy through Custom Fit, which means your tax dollars are coming back to serve you! The Custom Fit program funds a large portion of the training costs.
If you meet the eligibility requirements (see below), you will need to approach your local custom fit coordinator (we have the list if you need it) where you will receive training consulting services. Custom Fit coordinators will work with you to to come up with a training plan and will help pay for a portion of the training. (Be sure to let them know you would prefer the training be provided by Expand Learning!)
Benefits Companies receive training consulting services and tuition assistance on high quality, short-term, non-credit training that aligns with industry-specific needs.
Custom Fit is a one-stop solution for Utah businesses whose employees need training
Qualified instructors/trainers are secured by Custom Fit Coordinators and their local business partners
Courses are based on the company’s schedule and employee availability
Training is delivered as a private class on-site at your company, or in a public or private class at our Expand Learning Facility
Eligibility Companies meet the following eligibility requirements:
Company is located in Utah
Company is for-profit
Company pays taxes to the State of Utah
Training participants are W2/W4 employees of the company
Company provides participant information (name and date of birth)
Custom Fit Training coordinator is involved in the procurement and training implementation process
What Training Qualifies for Custom Fit? Examples of training include, but are not limited to:
Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and other Software training
Project Management (PMP/CAPM)
CPR, AED, First Aid
Trade and Industrial Training
There is a Custom Fit Training office serving every region of the state with a staff ready to meet with you to discuss your business: What’s working? What’s not? Where are your biggest frustrations? And how can Custom Fit help?
Over the years, Custom Fit has worked with many types and sizes of businesses from mom and pop shops to the largest employers in the state. Whether you need specific technical training, safety certifications, computer skills, leadership / management skills, or just help in how to get along with others at work, Custom Fit can provide training with industry experts to meet your needs. The ultimate goal is to assist you in building and maintaining a quality workforce to meet your demands and strengthen your competitive edge.