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    Programs that provide training in the technical competencies unique to a specific occupation that are required for successful workplace performance. The training may be delivered in a variety of ways including apprenticeships, business practice firms, classroom training, internships, OJT or work experience; or may take place in a combination of settings, on-the-job training supported by formal classroom training, for example, or classroom training followed by an internship.

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    Adult and Continuing Education, York County School of TechnologyAdult & 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.YorkYork County School of TechnologyYork County School of Technology
    Beaver County Rehabilitation Center (BCRC) - Community ParticipationProvide 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."BeaverEmployment Preparation and TrainingBeaver County Rehabilitation Center (BCRC)
    Brockway Center for Arts and TechnologyProvide job training to unemployed and underemployed adults. Programs offered include Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, Youth and Arts, and Resident Artist.JeffersonBrockway Center for Arts and TechnologyBrockway 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.FranklinOccupational Services, Inc- Franklin ProgramOccupational Services, Inc
    Crime Victim Center of Erie County, Inc. - Mandated Reporter TrainingProvides training to individuals and groups of mandated reporters about their legal responsibility to report suspected child abuse and neglect.ErieCrime Victim Center of Erie CountyCrime Victim Center of Erie County
    Customer Service/Retail TrainingSOLA 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. Training Objectives: 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 retentionFranklinStandard of Living Augmentation, Inc. (SOLA)Standard of Living Augmentation, Inc. (SOLA)
    District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund - Nurse Aide TrainingThese 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. PhiladelphiaBreslin Training Center (District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund)District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund
    Environmental Services TrainingEnvironmental 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: • Evaluation/Orientation/Pre-testing • 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.AlleghenyEnvironmental Services Training ProjectLife'sWork of Western PA
    Focus Health - The EducatorsA 40-hour adult learner centered, competency based, training program for direct care workers. Family caregiver training upon request.NorthumberlandFocus HealthFocus Health
    Goodwill - Horizon Goodwill Industries - Get On Board! Job Training ProgramGoodwill'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 IndustriesGoodwill - Horizon Goodwill Industries
    Goodwill of Southwestern PA - Job Training and Workforce DevelopmentAssessment services, employment skills training, job readiness workplace training, job placement assistance, job search servicesAlleghenyJob Training and Workforce DevelopmentGoodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    Goodwill Store and Donation Center - ChambersburgIn 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.FranklinGoodwill Keystone Area, HarrisburgGoodwill Industries International
    HADC - Job TrainingHADC 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.LehighHousing Association and Development CorporationHousing Association and Development Corporation
    HandUp Foundation - Job Training Programs - Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA) TrainingOffers 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."NorthumberlandHandUp Foundation - Job Training ProgramsHandUp Foundation
    HandUp Foundation - Job Training Programs - Construction Skills ProgramOffers 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."NorthumberlandHandUp Foundation - Job Training ProgramsHandUp Foundation
    Intercommunity Action - Community Supported Recovery ProgramOffers 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.PhiladelphiaIntercommunity Action, Inc - Philadelphia; RoxboroughIntercommunity Action
    Lehigh Career and Technical InstituteCareer 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. LehighLehigh Career and Technical InstituteLehigh Career and Technical Institute
    Letterkenny Janitorial TrainingGoodwill 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.FranklinGoodwill Industries of Central Pennsylvania, Inc.Goodwill Industries International
    Mature Worker Program-Area Agency on Aging Luzerne and Wyoming CountiesThe 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.LuzerneArea Agency on Aging-Luzerne and Wyoming CountiesArea Agency on Aging-Luzerne and Wyoming Counties
    On-the-Job Training - Cambria County CareerLinkPrograms 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.CambriaPA CareerLink - Cambria CountyPA CareerLink
    Pennsylvania Women Work - Customer Service First Class ProgramA 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.AlleghenyPennsylvania Women WorkPennsylvania Women Work
    Philadelphia Youth Network - Work Ready ProgramWorkReady 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. PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Youth Network - Philadelphia; Old CityPhiladelphia Youth Network
    Stepping Forward WorksThe program addresses job and employability skills for the unemployed and underemployed within Franklin County.FranklinUnited Way of Franklin CountyUnited Way of Franklin County
    S. Wilson Pollock Center for Industrial TrainingThe program offers vocational evaluations, personal work adjustment training, on-site training, industry integrated training programs and job placement services. Job training for mental, physical challengesCumberlandS. Wilson Pollock Center for Industrial TrainingArc of Cumberland & Perry Counties (CPARC)
    United Community Services for Working Families - YouthBuild ProgramProvides 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. BerksUnited Community Services for Working FamiliesUnited Community Services for Working Families

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