Becoming a Training Provider

Did you know?

  • L&I and self-insured employers refer about 1,500 workers a year to private VRCs to develop and supervise retraining plans.
  • Based on legislation enacted in 2008, L&I now supports up to 2 years of training with a training benefit.
  • The training benefit is annually adjusted to Washington State Community College tuition increases.
  • L&I sponsored workers also receive time-loss compensation and travel reimbursement during training.
  • L&I's workers are looking for training programs that lead to high demand jobs.

Requirements for non-accredited and unlicensed training providers

Find out if a training provider is accredited or licensed.

With a current L&I provider number

All non-accredited and unlicensed training providers that currently have an L&I provider number must submit a new provider application and respond to the supplemental requirements (F280‑045‑000) to conform with WAC 296‑19A 500 through 590 ( by June 30, 2010 to continue to provide services to Washington injured workers after that date.

To determine if a school or training program already has an L&I provider number, contact:

  • Provider Hotline at 1‑800‑848‑0811.
  • Provider Accounts at 360‑902‑5140.

Without an L&I provider number

For non-accredited or unlicensed training providers wishing to provide services that don't have an L&I provider number as of December 31, 2007, L&I will use the supplemental requirements (F280‑045‑000) to determine whether they qualify for a provider number.

Non-accredited or unlicensed training provider applicants for L&I provider numbers must submit a Provider Account Application (F248‑011‑000) to Private Sector Rehabilitation Services (PSRS) along with required documents and responses that addresses each of the supplemental requirements (F280‑045‑000). They should be addressed to as follows:

Private Sector Rehabilitation Services
Department of Labor & Industries
PO Box 44326
Olympia, WA 98504-4326.

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