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  • Certifications and Credentials

    All Vocational Skills Training provide participants the opportunity to develop skills and acquire industry-recognized credentials to further their career. For more specific information about current training offerings, email info@pacareerlinkphl.org or fill out the form below.

    * Terms are listed here.

    ** Participants enrolled in the WIOA program can also choose to advance their careers by requesting a scholarship through the CareerLink Centers to attend a school or training program approved through the state’s Eligible Training Providers List.

    Still not sure where to start? Explore Careers

Business and Finance

Careers in Business and Finance such as office administration or bookkeeping are highly sought after and are found across multiple industry sectors.

Finance and business management, administration programs

Building, Construction, and Manufacturing

Building and construction job training and certification programs

Participants can develop the necessary skills to repair, retrofit, renovate, and manage buildings and other infrastructure properties. Previous and current trainings prepare participants to: install and maintain solar panels, install and repair drywall and flooring, install gas pipelines, and repair basic electrical, plumbing, roofing, and insulation.

Child Development and Education

Given Mayor Kenney’s commitment to universal pre-K, the demand for preschool teachers is high. Current and future training opportunities Child Development Associate programs frequently connect directly to employment in the field.

Child development programs in philadelphia

Health and Medical

Health and Medical job training programs

With a credential in the medical field, participants can tap into the large amount and variety of opportunities available through Philadelphia’s respected hospital systems. Previous and current trainings include credentials in the following: Medical Billing, Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, Community Health Workers, Dental Assistant, Behavioral Health Technician, Pharmacy Technician, and more.

Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Participants can develop the skills needed to get to the next level in their careers in hospitality and culinary arts careers. Previous and current trainings have prepared students to succeed in a corporate kitchen.

Culinary arts jobs and hospitality careers


Philadelphia IT/computer support specialist programs

Participants with digital know-how can start in an entry-level Computer Support Specialist role in IT at $27 per hour. Previous and current credentials include: A+ Certification (CompTIA), IT Fundamentals (CompTIA), and Mac Integration Basics.

Transportation and Logistics

Through hands-on training, participants can develop skills and experience in commercial driving and security maintenance. Previous and current training opportunities have led to higher paying entry-level roles for commercial truck drivers, bus drivers, and security guards.

Transportation program


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