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Definitions. (Expires July 1, 2022.)

The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
(1) "Department" means the department of commerce.
(2) "Eligible applicant" means any government entity or any nongovernment entity, association, or organization that is not a private vocational school, that:
(a) Offers, or plans to offer, a skilled worker awareness program; and
(b) Has partnered with industry to either offer or fund a skilled worker awareness program.
(3) "Grant program" means the skilled worker outreach, recruitment, and career awareness grant program.
(4) "Grant review committee" means the skilled worker outreach, recruitment, and career awareness grant program review committee created in RCW 43.329.050.
(5) "Matching grant" means a grant funded by the state to match funding provided by an eligible applicant to support efforts to increase the state's skilled workforce.
(6) "Skilled worker awareness program" means a program designed to increase awareness of, and enrollment in, accredited educational, occupational, state-approved preapprenticeship, apprenticeship, and similar training programs that: (a) Train individuals to perform skills needed in the workforce; and (b) award industry or state-recognized certificates, credentials, associate degrees, professional licenses, or similar evidence of achievement but not including bachelor's or higher degrees.
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