FY 2016 Appropriation

The Custom Fit Training Program funds training for Utah employees that is tailored to meet specific employer needs. The program is also designed to attract new businesses and aid in the retention and expansion of existing businesses. Through the appropriation of these resources, Custom Fit offers a diversity of services for business and industry, which in turn stimulates the economy. During FY 2014, the Custom Fit program provided training to 14,029 trainees and 1,214 companies. The $2.7 million appropriation was matched with $1.7 million in contributions from companies that received the training.

Funding History
Appropriation Overview

During the 2015 General Session, the Legislature appropriated for Fiscal Year 2016, $3,159,200 from all sources for Custom Fit. This is a 0 percent change from Fiscal Year 2015 revised estimated amounts from all sources. The total includes $3,159,200 from the General/Education Funds, a change of 0 percent from revised Fiscal Year 2015 estimates.

Appropriation Adjustments

In addition to statewide compensation and internal service fund cost increases, the following appropriation adjustments were made during the 2015 General Session:


Intent Language

SB0002: Item 136

The Legislature intends that the Utah College of Applied Technology provide summary year-end performance data for certificate-seeking, occupational upgrade, other post-secondary, and secondary students detailing the number and percentage of: (1) completers (graduate and non-graduate/early-hire completers, where applicable); (2) non-completers; and (3) those who are still enrolled at the end of the fiscal year. The Legislature further intends that the Utah College of Applied Technology provide summary data detailing average cost per membership hour, average cost per certificate awarded, and average cost per occupational upgrade awarded.

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COBI contains unaudited data as presented to the Legislature by state agencies at the time of publication. For audited financial data see the State of Utah's Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports.