Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits (CAT/TB) Workshops

You are invited to attend a virtual workshop to explore:

  • Eligibility requirements and deadlines
  • Potential training funding sources
  • How to complete and submit CAT/TB Applications

Registration required on

For further information, contact Danielle Hairston-Polk at or 206-934-3849.

Commissioner Approved Training (CAT)

Commissioner Approved Training allows you to collect your unemployment benefits while attending an approved, full–time training program. If approved, you do not have to look for work while receiving unemployment benefits.

Training Benefits (TB)

Training Benefits program offers additional weeks of unemployment benefits so eligible claimants can train for careers in a high–demand field.

If you are receiving unemployment benefits and plan to attend school, you must complete the appropriate training application (pdf). Call toll–free: 800.362.4636.