|Adult and Continuing Education, York County School of Technology||Adult & Continuing Education provides quality adult vocational, technical and basic skills education and services to meet the needs of York County's employees and employers. Adult & Continuing Education offers over 125 courses at our school as well as programs offered at community locations and on-site for business and industry.
Diploma and certificate programs include: Allied Health, nursing, apprenticeships and related training, automotive technology, construction technology, cosmetology, manufacturing, information technology, professional and enrichment, welding technology, truck driving, forklift operator, industry training and state and emissions inspections. A complete list of courses can be found on the website.||York||York County School of Technology||York County School of Technology|
|Beaver County Rehabilitation Center (BCRC) - Community Participation||Provide training on work skills and habits as well as helping clients achieve their individual goals. Clients in both the facility and community sites have job coaches supervising their work and monitoring quality and production levels. Job coaches offer support, teach skills, work on individual goals with a client and work on teaching new skills. The theme of the programs is to "Teach work with work."||Beaver||Employment Preparation and Training||Beaver County Rehabilitation Center (BCRC)|
|Brockway Center for Arts and Technology||Provide job training to unemployed and underemployed adults. Programs offered include Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, Youth and Arts, and Resident Artist.||Jefferson||Brockway Center for Arts and Technology||Brockway Center for Arts and Technology|
|Community Participation Support Program (Community Based)||This program provides vocational skills development to individuals within community work or volunteer activities in area businesses and organizations. Individuals are allowed opportunity to obtain real world work experience and demands with the support of a job coach. This service is an extension of OSIs in-house program and is a step toward preparing the individual for competitive employment. The program enables individuals to increase skill levels and task knowledge while decreasing the need for intensive supervision and training. In this program individuals work within groups of up to 3 people under the direction of a crew leader, or Job Coach. Though the client is not employed by the host business, opportunity is given to be trained on a variety of tasks in order to gain competence in meeting demands similar to those in competitive employment situations. Readiness and motivation for competitive employment are assessed, and competitive employment is a possible outcome for the individual.||Franklin||Occupational Services, Inc- Franklin Program||Occupational Services, Inc|
|Crime Victim Center of Erie County, Inc. - Mandated Reporter Training||Provides training to individuals and groups of mandated reporters about their legal responsibility to report suspected child abuse and neglect.||Erie||Crime Victim Center of Erie County||Crime Victim Center of Erie County|
|Customer Service/Retail Training||SOLA offers training to individuals interested in pursuing a career in the Customer Service/Retail industry upon successful completion of the Professional Employment Skills Training. Individuals will receive classroom/hands-on experience in the customer service retail industry and are required to attend all classes and complete an internships.
Understanding customer service basics
Telephone etiquette and procedure
Appropriate workplace behavior
Training Methods—A combination of classroom instruction, hands-on training and work experience through an internship.
Training Timeline—This training consists of 80 hours of instruction and work experience during a two-week time period.
Hands-on Coaching—Participants receive direct assistance from qualified SOLA staff to ensure the best job placement and job retention||Franklin||Standard of Living Augmentation, Inc. (SOLA)||Standard of Living Augmentation, Inc. (SOLA)|
|District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund - Nurse Aide Training||These courses introduces students to the nurse aide’s role and function in a variety of settings. Additionally, students focus on developing basic care and nursing skills through lectures, handouts, discussions, and exercises. The course includes classroom work and clinical practice in an institutional setting, preparing students to pass the state’s competency examination.
||Philadelphia||Breslin Training Center (District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund)||District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund|
|Environmental Services Training||Environmental Services Training Program (ESTP) is an eight-week program that teaches job skills in the field of janitorial services for persons with disabilities or other barriers to employment. The program assists individuals with the transition to competitive employment in the environmental sector.
The curriculum includes standard classroom lectures as well as a self-paced, practical work experience component.
The course includes eight components:
• Safety Practices, including OSHA procedures
• Selection, Use, and Storage of Equipment and Supplies
• Commercial Cleaning Techniques
• Above Floor Care
• Floor Care
• Building Maintenance
• Job Development
The course includes visual, verbal and written instruction. Accommodations will be made to meet the needs of the trainee, taking into consideration different learning styles and pace.
Upon completion, participants take the Custodial Technician Final Exam. A pre-test exam will be given. Trainees satisfactorily completing the ESTP earn a Life’sWork Environmental Service Training Certificate of Completion.||Allegheny||Environmental Services Training Project||Life'sWork of Western PA|
|Focus Health - The Educators||A 40-hour adult learner centered, competency based, training program for direct care workers. Family caregiver training upon request.||Northumberland||Focus Health||Focus Health|
|Goodwill - Horizon Goodwill Industries - Get On Board! Job Training Program||Goodwill's vocational programs and services are designed to help individuals with barriers to employment locate and obtain sustained meaningful employment. Goodwill's Employment Specialists and Vocational Case Managers will put together a customized plan of service for each individual seeking assistance and will continue to work with each individual once they are employed.||Goodwill - Horizon Goodwill Industries||Goodwill - Horizon Goodwill Industries|
|Goodwill of Southwestern PA - Job Training and Workforce Development||Assessment services, employment skills training, job readiness workplace training, job placement assistance, job search services||Allegheny||Job Training and Workforce Development||Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania|
|Goodwill Store and Donation Center - Chambersburg||In support of the mission and to provide training opportunities, Goodwill Keystone Area collects and sells donated items in more than 40 Goodwill thrift stores and donation centers in 22 central and southeastern Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder, Union and York. Goodwill trainees often start their careers in our stores and donation centers.||Franklin||Goodwill Keystone Area, Harrisburg||Goodwill Industries International|
|HADC - Job Training||HADC revitalizes neighborhoods through the development of affordable housing, the provision of employment and job training and the pursuit of community development initiatives. In Allentown, HADC concentrates on the twenty four square block target area bounded by Tilghman Street on the north, Linden Street on the south, Seventh Street on the west and the Jordan Creek on the east.
All of the agency's construction and rehabilitation work is done by their own crew of apprentice builders, most of whom are neighborhood residents. They earn full-time wages and benefits while receiving on-the-job training in the building trades.||Lehigh||Housing Association and Development Corporation||Housing Association and Development Corporation|
|HandUp Foundation - Job Training Programs - Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA) Training||Offers specialized training for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Services are offered to anyone who is in need of help. Participants must agree to participate in Foundation programs and to accept the Foundation's philosophy of a "HandUP not a hand out."||Northumberland||HandUp Foundation - Job Training Programs||HandUp Foundation|
|HandUp Foundation - Job Training Programs - Construction Skills Program||Offers a construction skills program. Services are offered to anyone who is in need of help. Participants must agree to participate in Foundation programs and to accept the Foundation's philosophy of a "HandUP not a hand out."||Northumberland||HandUp Foundation - Job Training Programs||HandUp Foundation|
|Intercommunity Action - Community Supported Recovery Program||Offers an innovative individualized program for adults with serious mental illness. Helps individuals learn skills to confidently be able to hold a job, return to school, or volunteer in the community.||Philadelphia||Intercommunity Action, Inc - Philadelphia; Roxborough||Intercommunity Action|
|Lehigh Career and Technical Institute||Career and technical school offers over fifty programs, including cosmetology, construction, creative/design, culinary arts, floriculture, health, mechanical, protective services and technical careers for high school students in Lehigh County.
Offers training for adults leading to certification in Dental Assistance, logistics and several mechanical and construction-related fields.
||Lehigh||Lehigh Career and Technical Institute||Lehigh Career and Technical Institute|
|Letterkenny Janitorial Training||Goodwill provides janitorial vocational training services at Letterkenny to qualified persons. Upon acceptance to the program, trainees complete an initial one day pre-training and during this time their wage is determined; their pay is performance-based. Trainees are then supervised by team crew leaders who provide continual job coaching and training. Trainees can remain in our program until they have met specific productivity and behavioral criteria. Once those criteria are met, the Employment Specialists are responsible for helping the trainee obtain competitive employment within the community.||Franklin||Goodwill Industries of Central Pennsylvania, Inc.||Goodwill Industries International|
|Mature Worker Program-Area Agency on Aging Luzerne and Wyoming Counties||The Mature Worker Program / Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) offers you an opportunity to get the job skills, and the job leads, to get that better paying job.
The purpose of the SCSEP is to offer a “stepping stone” back into the work force. Positions are not meant to be permanent employment.||Luzerne||Area Agency on Aging-Luzerne and Wyoming Counties||Area Agency on Aging-Luzerne and Wyoming Counties|
|On-the-Job Training - Cambria County CareerLink||Programs that identify public or private sector employers that are willing to take on trainees who learn to perform the tasks that are associated with their position at the work site using the actual tools, equipment, documents and materials that they will use when fully trained. OJT trainees work under the supervision of skilled employees who serve as instructors following a training plan established by the employee, the employer and an external agency, if matching wages are being paid by that agency; and are engaged in productive work and earn a wage as they are trained. Employers may be offered cash training reimbursements (subsidized wages) or other incentives to hire difficult-to-employ individuals and are generally expected to hire the trainees upon successful completion of the training.||Cambria||PA CareerLink - Cambria County||PA CareerLink |
|Pennsylvania Women Work - Customer Service First Class Program||A professional skills education in customer service, with a curriculum and certification developed by the leadership training firm Development Dimensions International. Learn how top-quality customer service makes a business successful, and gain the skills that can make you invaluable as a customer service employee.||Allegheny||Pennsylvania Women Work||Pennsylvania Women Work|
|Philadelphia Youth Network - Work Ready Program||WorkReady provides skills training and industry pipeline programs. WorkReady Philadelphia programs offer a variety of ways that businesses throughout the region can give a young person their first break.
||Philadelphia||Philadelphia Youth Network - Philadelphia; Old City||Philadelphia Youth Network|
|Stepping Forward Works||The program addresses job and employability skills for the unemployed and underemployed within Franklin County.||Franklin||United Way of Franklin County||United Way of Franklin County|
|S. Wilson Pollock Center for Industrial Training||The program offers vocational evaluations, personal work adjustment training, on-site training, industry integrated training programs and job placement services. Job training for mental, physical challenges||Cumberland||S. Wilson Pollock Center for Industrial Training||Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties (CPARC)|
|United Community Services for Working Families - YouthBuild Program||Provides 17-24 year old Reading area youth with the opportunity to learn academic, job readiness, and occupational skills by preparing them to make a successful transition into post-secondary education, the construction industry and other high-growth occupational sectors. Students prepare for the GED while also learning to become self-sufficient, career-minded adults.
||Berks||United Community Services for Working Families||United Community Services for Working Families|