“The leadership of the District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund is committed to education as a vehicle for providing healthcare and human service workers with the opportunities to advance into better jobs and is proud to support the work of the Training Fund staff and students.”

The Training Fund offers a number of educational benefits to members belonging to an institution that pays into the Training and Upgrading Fund. Among these benefits include Tuition Reimbursement, Full Time Scholarship Program, and a Continuing Education Program

Tuition Reimbursement
Members covered by the Training Fund are entitled to tuition reimbursement after six months of employment. Fulltime members may receive up to $5,000.00 per year for approved college courses, vocational courses, workshop and seminars.

Full Time Scholarship Program
Covered members are eligible for this benefit after one year on the job.

Continuing Education
The Thomas Breslin Learning Center offers continuing education programs with flexible schedules.

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