The EDD does not cover any educational or training-related expenses such as tuition, fees, books, supplies, or transportation.
However, there are state, federal, or employer programs that may fund your school or training.
Will I be able to collect UI benefits throughout the duration of my training?
Can I collect unemployment and go to school California?
Eligibility. In California, you may attend school and still collect unemployment insurance benefits. However, you must actively seek work during each week benefits are claimed.
Did you begin attending any kind of school or training?
You did not begin attending any kind of school or training. Unemployment benefits are paid when you are available to accept full-time work, regardless of whether you are attending training. Only report school or training during the week you actually started attending.
Can you collect unemployment while going to school?
You may be able to receive unemployment benefits and go to school. But you need to be able to prove to your state that you still qualify for the unemployment benefits while you are attending school. For some states that may mean you need to show that you are seeking work.
Can I get EDD while going to school?
As a claimant receiving unemployment benefits, you can now go to school or get job training and still receive unemployment insurance benefits! Apply for financial aid to pay for a post-secondary educational opportunity through Federal Pell Grant or other scholarship programs.
How long can you receive unemployment in CA?
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