Making an Impact in Detroit
The customizable Detroit Skills Academy aims to provide the city’s traditionally underserved communities of opportunity youth and underemployed adults through valuable credentials, service, and delivery. The online, self-paced academy is fully scalable and delivered on an interactive, mobile-friendly platform. With robust academic support, coaching, and mentoring services, learners are provided with skills training across in-demand fields that foster wage gains and improve job placements.
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Business English, Industrial Math, MS Office, Blueprint Reading, Safety, Digital Literacy, Reading Skills, and more!
Bookkeeping, Administrative Assistant, Small Business Management, Law & Legal Terminology, and more!
Machinist, Welding, Tool & Die, Quality Control, Front Line Supervisor, Production Basics, and more!
Medical Billing & Coding, Caregiver Skills, Medical Terminology, Pharmacy Technician, Home Health Aide, and more!
Retail Supervisor, Guest Services Agent, Hotel & Restaurant Management, Travel & Tourism Specialist, Retail Management, and more!
HVAC Repair, Plumbing, Pipefitting, Hand & Power Tools, Practical Instruments, Drafting, and more!
At Skills Forward: Detroit, the Detroit Club was buzzing with conversation on the future of work and how best to bridge education and economic opportunity. At Penn Foster, we are continuing this conversation and working with a network of business and community organizations to help develop a strong talent pipeline in Detroit.
If you weren't able to make the Skills Forward event, but would like to learn more about our initiative, read:
Penn Foster is a leading talent development organization empowering youth and adult learners with economic mobility while helping employers address talent shortages. In partnership with hundreds of leading employers, community-based organizations and academic institutions, Penn Foster serves nearly 200,000 learners each year developing skills and earning credentials for today’s high demand middle-skilled occupations. Penn Foster’s digital and blended learning programs are delivered in a self-paced model along with personalized support and coaching.
To learn more about Upskill Detroit, contact us today.