Vocational Training & Education


Employees who sustain a work injury to a shoulder, and are unable to return to gainful employment due to the resulting permanent partial disability, may qualify to participate in vocational training and education under Iowa Code section 85.70(2) and Rule 876 IAC 4.50.


For information about vocational training and education, click here.


For the FAQ page about vocational training and education, click here.

Evaluation Request Form

To access the online form to request an evaluation by Iowa Workforce Development (IWD), click here.

Original Notice & Petition Concerning Application 

If the individual, the employer, or employer's insurance carrier dispute an action relating to the vocational education and training, the aggrieved party may initiate a contested case proceeding before the Iowa Workers' Compensation Commissioner by completing and filing an Original Notice & Petition Concerning Application for Vocational Training & Education for Shoulder Injuries (Form 100D, 14-0012).

To access the form, click here.


For information about hearings concerning an application for vocational training and education, click here.