Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

WIOA Manual

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WIOA Manual by Section

Section 1 Welcome to WIOA 

1.1 Welcome to WIOA
1.4 Policy Memos
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Section 2 Organizational Structure 

2.1 Workforce Development Council
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Section 3 One-Stop System

3.2 One-Stop System
3.3 One-Stop Career Center Certification
3.4 South Dakota One-Stop Organizations
3.5 Social Security Numbers
3.6 Labor Exchange
3.7 Agency Integrated Resources Teams (IRT)
3.8 Human Trafficking
3.10 Transfer of Adult and Dislocated Worker (DW) funds
3.14 Integrated Service Delivery – Job Seekers
3.15 Personally Identifiable Information
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Section 4 Eligibility

4.1 Eligibility and Priority of Service for Wagner-Peyser, Adult, and Dislocated Worker
4.3 Youth Eligibility
4.4 Additional Assistance
4.5 Youth Priority
4.6 Selective Service
4.7 Family Size and Income Guidelines
4.8 Basic Skills Deficient
4.9 Assessment
4.10 Eligible Training Providers
4.11 Employment Plan
4.12 SCSEP Eligibility and Priority of Service
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Section 5 Services

5.1 Active Resource Coordination and Integrated Resource Teams
5.2 Case Management
5.3 Case Notes
5.4 Career Services
5.5 Intake and Orientation
5.6 Resource Rooms
5.7 Youth Service Elements
5.8 Training Services
5.9 Workforce Program Accommodations
5.10 Business Services
5.13 Rapid Response
5.14 Adult Mentoring
5.15 Adult Education Literacy (AEL) or English as a Second Language (ESL) in Conjunction with Training
5.17 Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling
5.18 Customized Training
5.19 Education Concurrent with Workforce Training
5.20 National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
5.21 Entrepreneurial Training
5.22 Financial Literacy
5.23 Follow-up Services
5.24 Job Shadow
5.25 Leadership Development
5.26 Prerequisite Training
5.27 Occupational Skills Training
5.28 On-the-Job Training
5.29 Post-Secondary Transition and Preparation
5.30 Pre-apprenticeship
5.31 Provision of Labor Market Information
5.33 Remedial Training
5.34 Support Services
5.35 Youth Participants Reaching Employment Potential (PREP)
5.36 Work Experience
5.37 Youth Incentive
5.38 Adult PREP
5.40 Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)
Also includes Trade Readjustment Allowance (TRA)
5.40B TAA Reversion 2021
5.51 Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs)
5.52 Start Today SD Registered Apprenticeship Financial Services
5.60 Re-employment Services (RES)
5.66 WOTC Conditional Certification
5.67 Federal Bonding Program
5.71 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T)
5.72 SNAP E&T Laptop Policy
5.75 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
5.80 SCSEP Service Delivery
5.95 Overpayment of Training and Support Services
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Section 6 Performance

6.2 Exit
6.3 Performance Indicators
6.4 Credentials and Measurable Skills Gains
6.5 Non-Traditional Occupations
6.6 Customer Satisfaction Surveys
6.7 Oversight and Monitoring
6.8 Job Service Performance
6.9 Discrimination
6.16 Subrecipient Management
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Section 8 SDWORKS

8.1 SDWORKS Privacy Policy
8.3 SDWORKS Employer Verification
8.5 Job Orders
8.8 Job Orders: Foreign Labor Certification (FLC)
8.10 Job Orders: Agricultural Recruitment System
8.20 Document Management
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Section 9 Acronyms and Definitions

9.1 Acronyms
9.2 Definitions
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Section 10 Forms

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1 Release of Information - English
Release of Information - Amharic
Release of Information - Somali
Release of Information - Spanish
2 Equal Opportunity - English
Equal Opportunity - Amharic
Equal Opportunity - Somali
Equal Opportunity - Spanish
3 One-Stop Services
  3.2 (Part 2 Only) One-Stop Program Services List
1 - 3 *Wagner-Peyser Intake Packet (Forms 1, 2, and 3.1 above) Fillable PDF or Print
1 - 3 *Wagner-Peyser Intake Packet (Forms 1, 2, and 3 above) Electronic Submission
1 - 3 *Wagner-Peyser Intake Packet (Forms 1, 2, and 3 above) Spanish Electronic Submission
7 Occupational Skills Training Request (OST)* form initiated by DLR staff only
9 Employment Plan (.docx)
10 10A - Conditions and Assurances Signature Page
10A - Conditions and Assurances Signature Page - Spanish
  10B - Conditions and Assurances
10B - Conditions and Assurances - Spanish
11A WorkKeys Assessment Request (internal)
11B WorkKeys Assessment - Self Paid
12 NCRC Recognition
13 Time Sheet Journal
14 GED Voucher Request (Internal Only)
15 15A - Minor Release and Consent for Medical Treatment (Under 18) - BOA
15A - Minor Release and Consent for Medical Treatment (Under 18) - Spanish

15B - Release and Consent for Medical Treatment (18 and over) - BOA
15B - Release and Consent for Medical Treatment (18 and over) -Spanish
16 Job Shadow Timecard
17 First Report of Injury
18 Work Experience or CSA Timecard
19 19A - Work-Based Training Plan Agreement
19B - Work-Based Training Progress Report (Internal Only)
20 On-the-Job Training (OJT) Timecard
21 OST Cost Estimate and Funding Approval* form initiated by DLR staff only
22 Progress Report* form initiated by DLR staff only
23 Occupational Skills Training (OST) Billing Statement
24 Support Service Authorization for Purchase (INTERNAL ONLY - English and Spanish)
Southeast Tech Authorization for Purchase (INTERNAL ONLY)
31 Youth Incentive Master Application
32 Youth Incentive Mock Interview
34 Youth Summer Passport Incentive
38 Reemployment Assistance Approved Training Status Request
40 TAA Entitlement Determination
41 TAA Individual Application for Re-Employment (RTAA-1)
42 TAA Continuing Application for Re-Employment (RTAA-2)
43 TAA Request for Relocation Allowance
44 TAA Request for Job Search Allowance
47 TAA Request for Waiver Request
48 TAA Required Training Supplies, Books, Fees
49 TAA Transportation and Subsistence
51 Registered Apprenticeship Program On-the-Job Learning Agreement
52 RAP Document Submission
53 Registered Apprenticeship Financial Services Application
54 Registered Apprenticeship Program Development and Expansion Application (Cohort 2 closed Dec. 31, 2023, and applications are not currently being accepted. Cohort 3 will open in Spring 2024.)
55 Registered Apprenticeship Provider Packet - Includes Form 10a and Form 70 (Adobe Sign)
56 ETPL Required Documents for Initial Application (Adobe Sign)
57 Registered Apprenticeship Referral
58 Registered Apprenticeship Mentor Payment Request
60 RES Eligibility
62 RES Responsibilities
RES Responsibilities – Spanish
63 RES Follow-up
64 RES Labor Market Information (view the Step-by-step Tutorial) (Internal Only)
RES Labor Market Information – Spanish
65 RA Identity Verification Form (Internal only)
66 Job Search Tracking Sheet
67 Federal Bonding Program - Request Bond to be Issued
68 Work Opportunity Tax Credit Documentation (Internal only)
70 Provider Payment Authorization* form initiated by DLR staff only
71 Participant Payment Consent* form initiated by DLR staff only
73 SNAP File Review Worksheet
74 SNAP E&T Laptop Lending Agreement
75 SNAP E&T Laptop Request (Internal Only)
80 SCSEP Application
81 SCSEP Third Party Attestation of Family Size
82 SCSEP Self Attestation
80-82 *SCSEP Application Packet (Forms 80, 81, and 82 above)
83 SCSEP Eligibility Determination
84 SCSEP Orientation Verification
85 85A - SCSEP Training Site Safety Verification (Recert)
85B - SCSEP Training Site Safety Checklist (Orientation)
86 SCSEP Physical Exam Waiver
88 SCSEP Community Service Assignment Agreement Modification
89 SCSEP Individual Durational Limit (IDL) Waiver
90 SCSEP Leave Without Pay
91 SCSEP Host Agency Application
93 SCSEP Host Agency Supervisor Contribution
84-93 *SCSEP Orientation Packet (Forms 84, 85B, 86, & 93 above)
94 SCSEP Exit
95 SCSEP Unsubsidized Employment
98 Overpayment Determination (Internal Only)
99 Determination Notice
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Section 11 Resources

1 Services Chart
2 Eligibility Desk Guide (Includes Low Income Guidelines)
3 SDWORKS and mySD Registration
4 Financial Assessment
5 Questions for Job Shadow or Informational Interview
6 On-the-Job Training (OJT) Letter
7 Business Job Shadow Handbook
8 Participant Job Shadow Handbook
9 Follow Up Letter* form initiated by DLR staff only
10 Prior to Exit Letter
Prior to Exit (Spanish)
11 Individual Outreach Letter
12 RES Directed Referral Letter
13 Assessment Guide
14 Potential ETPL Provider Outreach
15 Eligible Training Provider List
17 Educational Functioning Level Chart
18 Work Experience and CSA Timecard Calendar
19 Objective Assessment Desk Guide
20 Data Validation Requirements (Excel)
21 Family Income Worksheet
22 Budget Worksheet
23 Veteran Eligibility Triage
26 SDWORKS Employer Job Order Details (Internal Only)
27 Career Exploration Template
LMI Step-by-Step Guide
28 Attendance Plan (.docx)
30 SDWORKS Employer Supplement
32 SDWORKS Third Party Administrator Supplement
33 SDWORKS ETPL Provider Supplement