Career Training classroom

Career
Training

Start your new career today

Info sessions every Monday at 10 am

Info sessions are the first step towards taking a PPL Career program. Join via Zoom on your phone or computer.  Translation services are available, and our Career Center is ADA compliant.

Sign up for an Info Session

Program Benefits

We’ll work with you to build a career, no matter where you are on your journey.

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  • Great earning potential

  • Class schedules made for busy lives

  • Personalized career coaching

  • Technology & skill building help

  • Top-tier employers

  • Staff who understand your challenges

Sounds great. How does it work?

 

 

  1. Attend an upcoming info session to learn more about your options.
  2. Work with a coach to choose the best program for you.
  3. Start learning and get access to coaching, technology, clothing, and more

We'll help you find the career that fits you best.

Now Enrolling

Ongoing
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
About 12 months of coaching and follow up
Format
Hybrid, both Online and In-Person options available
Starting Pay Range
Dependent on Desired Employment
Meets
Request Info Link to get started.
CareerWorks Employment & Training services are ALWAYS enrolling!
Rolling Start Dates; Begin when you are ready!
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
Dependent on start date and goals. Call to learn more!
Format
Hybrid, Online and In Person Classes at Normandale Community College
Starting Pay Range
$18 per hour
Meets
Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Want to start your career in education? Become a teacher's assistant through this training at PPL in partnership with Normandale College. You will prepare to work with students of all ages and abilities.
February 13th - March 31st, 2023
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
7 Weeks
Format
Hybrid, Online and In Person Classes
Starting Pay Range
$20.50 per hour
Meets
Monday - Friday 9am-1pm
PPL's seven-week Office Specialist Pathway with Hennepin County will prepare you for this next step in your clerical career! Polish your resume, interviewing, and clerical skills in a small classroom setting while learning PPL's unique curriculum customized to fit the requirements for Hennepin County careers. Starting pay at Hennepin County is $20.50 and comes with benefits and access to mid level to upper level positions.
March 13th - June 1st, 2023
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
3 Months
Format
Hybrid, Online and In Person Classes
Starting Pay Range
$18.73 per hour for PPL graduates
Meets
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9am - 1pm
Learn how to draw blood and work in the medical field as a Phlebotomist. MN Health Fairview are excited to partner and provide this fantastic start to the medical field. No work experience is needed to enroll in this training program as you will learn the skills through practice blood draws and 3 weeks of in person instructed weeks after your online courses with PPL.
February 14th - April 27th, 2023
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
3 Months
Format
Virtual Classes
Starting Pay Range
$19 - $21 per hour
Meets
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9am - 12pm
Enroll this Spring for a training program that gets you mid to upper level positions as a Financial Advisor in training in various banking institutions. This course will provide you with enhanced core curriculum as well as great customer service knowledge to help individuals with their financial wellness and investment needs.

Future Programs

Coming Spring of 2023. Let us know if you would like to be added to the contact list.
Coming Spring 2023
Cost
Free
Prepares you for a career in residential or commercial building care and maintenance.
Cost
Free
Earn your credentials to assist Pharmacists throughout the Metro.
Build computer and professional skills to prepare for Human Services positions. These positions all involve helping community members navigate county benefits. Participants will have opportunities to connect with and learn about positions with Hennepin,
Ramsey, or Dakota County.
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
Flexible
Format
Hybrid
Meets
Customizable to your schedule and needs.
Join the Access Program to take dozens of free workshops and trainings to advance your resume and gain skills in any area of career readiness. You will work one on one with an Access coach who will help you find the trainings you need and help guide you with how to use the skills going forward. Computer and Interpersonal trainings that are recorded and live via Zoom so no matter what your schedule you can take classes whenever you are able.