Okla. Admin. Code § 780:25-5-1 - New or expanding industries

(a) Programs and services. Training for Industry Programs (TIP) has the responsibility of working with the appropriate delivery agency to provide new job slot training for new or expanding business and industry. This training is provided to targeted business and industry in selected manufacturing, processing, and national or regional offices of business and industry that are creating new employment opportunities or others that have significant economic impact on Oklahoma's economy. These companies are traditionally considered exporters of goods and/or services and importers of capital.
(b) Development of training agreements.
(1) Statement of Understanding. A "Statement of Understanding" shall define the specific responsibilities of each party involved in a training program, including the company, the community, the technology center, and the appropriate Department staff.
(2) Training agreements. Training agreements will be developed jointly, using a training needs analysis, by company representatives, local technology center personnel, and Department staff.
(3) Changes. Any changes in training agreements will be subject to approval by Department staff.
(c) Availability of funds. State support for TIP training is based upon the availability of funds and administered by Department staff in accordance with TIP guidelines and procedures.
(d) Equipment. Equipment used for training shall be furnished by the local technology center or the Department (either from the Equipment Pool inventory or transferred from another technology center). In the case of highly specialized equipment, the company will be requested to loan or lease this equipment to Training for Industry Programs for the purposes of training. The local education authority (LEA) is responsible for routine and preventative maintenance on all state owned equipment, used in training. The LEA will be responsible for replacing equipment that is salvaged due to lack of maintenance, abuse of equipment, or natural disaster. The LEA is responsible for replacing equipment that is lost or stolen.
(e) Utilities. In programs operated in a technology center, costs of the utilities will be borne by the technology center. Costs of utilities for a program operated in a company's facilities will be borne by the company. If a training program is operated out of a temporary facility, utility (water, gas, electricity, local phone service-allowable long distance) expenses will be a coordinated effort of the community and Department staff.
(f) Training materials and expendable supplies.
(1) Purchaser. Training materials and expendable supplies will be provided at the expense of Training for Industry Programs. Materials used by trainees in the process of their training will be retained and disposed of by the Department.
(2) Resulting products. Products produced during the training program will be the property of the Department and will be picked up by or returned to the Equipment Pool or Department staff via accepted Department inventory practices.
(g) Training aids. Training aids, such as technical manuals, DVD's and power point presentations will be developed for training programs when determined by the needs analysis, and only when the lead time schedule allows for the completion in time to be used during the training defined by the Statement of Understanding. Training aids will be developed at the expense of Training for Industry Programs in cooperation with the company.
(h) Instructors. Instructors shall be secured locally, whenever possible.
(i) Consultants. When deemed necessary by Training for Industry Programs, consultants may be used to assist in the development and delivery of training programs per staff recommendation/ approval.
(j) Reimbursements. All reimbursements for the delivery/performance of training, as specified in a Statement of Understanding, will be made to the local technology center. All reimbursements shall be submitted in accordance with established TIP guidelines and procedures.
(k) Reporting procedures. Program and enrollment information shall be submitted to the Information Management Division of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education as outlined in 780:10-7-2.


Okla. Admin. Code § 780:25-5-1
Amended at 10 Ok Reg 1881, eff 5-13-93; Amended at 11 Ok Reg 2901, eff 6-13-94; Amended at 14 Ok Reg 2038, eff 5-27-97; Amended at 15 Ok Reg 3496, eff 7-13-98; Amended at 16 Ok Reg 3223, eff 7-12-99; Amended at 18 Ok Reg 3302, eff 7-26-01; Amended at 21 Ok Reg 2919, eff 7-11-04; Amended at 28 Ok Reg 2145, eff 7-11-11
Amended by Oklahoma Register, Volume 33, Issue 24, September 1, 2016, eff. 9/11/2016

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