Option 2 Questions & Answers

About Option 2 benefits

If you are unable to work due to your industrial injury, L&I or your self-insured employer may refer you to work with a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) to consider whether you may be eligible for retraining and, if so, develop a training plan for a new job. Your VRC will discuss with you the vocational process and the options available.

Once the training plan is approved by L&I, there are 2 options:

  • Option 1 is to participate in the plan approved by L&I.
  • Option 2 allows you access to training funds to use for a plan you develop on your own.

You have access to these funds for 5 years.

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Training funds

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Training programs

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Vocational awards

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