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.
Building, Construction, and Manufacturing
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.
Health and Medical
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.
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.